When life at the university gets busy, and the reading lists and assignment deadlines start piling up, we could all use a helping hand. Assistive Technology is generally defined as any technology that supports a person in their learning or daily life. It can be a piece of software, an electronic gadget which helps with … More Assistive Technology in the Library
Hello and WELCOME to our new students! Have you explored the Library yet? The Martial Rose Library is the perfect quiet space to work, and our team of friendly library staff are here to help you access the resources you need. We’re here for you, so please don’t hesitate to visit the Library Enquiries … More Welcome Freshers 2017!
What do I need to do?! Congratulations on getting to the end of your course! Please make sure that by 26/05/17 you have: Returned all your Library books Paid all of your fines Contacted us about anything unusual on your Library account (e.g. a book which you don’t remember borrowing) This is because the Exam … More Final year students & the Library
Voting tokens at the ready! We’ve been asking for your feedback using our #QuestionoftheMoment voting boxes. For each question, simply pop a token in the box which best describes your thoughts. We publish the results from the last question too, so you can see how your thoughts compare with your fellow students. You’ll find the … More Question of the Moment
Come along to our friendly, informal drop in sessions every Friday afternoon in semester 2. Pick up some top Library tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Library resources! If you need any help outside of these sessions, please don’t hesitate to speak to Library staff on the enquiries desk at any time, e-mail … More Helpful Library Drop In Sessions!
This post will look at journal articles where we do not have access to the whole journal article (this is also called the ‘full text’.) This is the sister post of ‘How can I find the full text of a journal article?‘ – which looked at how to select only those journal articles which have the full … More What’s the point in journal articles that I can’t read?
When you search for journal articles on many of our resources, the results which you find fall into the following 2 categories: results that will let you click through and open up the whole journal article (a.k.a. the ‘full text’) results that do not let you open up the whole journal article, but instead just provide … More How I can I find the full text of a journal article?
Please note this is the Welcome blog post for 2016 cohort of students and some information is out of date. Please read our latest blog post: Welcome Freshers 2017! Hello and WELCOME to our new students! Have you explored the Library yet? The Martial Rose Library is the perfect quiet space to work, and our … More Welcome Freshers 2016!
A ‘Library how-to’ guide on finding and issuing books to yourself in the Library, and where to return them when you’re finished! Essential watching for our new students!
Libraries are all about books, right? Well, yes and no. Definitely not just about the paper books sitting on the shelves. Don’t forget that as a University of Winchester student you have access to more than 20 thousand e-books and countless e-journals and electronic articles. So if that elusive book you’ve been trying to … More Library Hacks: How to get the most out of online resources