A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff

Welcome to a day in the life of two casual staff members at the library, Greyson and Kate! During term time our hours are flexible, both of us work between 16 and 18 hours per week. Our role includes shelving (aka procrastinating shelving), and sitting at either the upstairs or downstairs desk, where you’ll often … More A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff

Green Impact at the Library

Check out all the lovely green things we’ve been doing to promote sustainability here at the Martial Rose Library, all as part of our Green Impact Award. We’ve got everything from cistern volume adjusters in toilets, to a nestbox and a bird feeder promoting biodiversity, and even a new eco-friendly kettle for our staff tearoom! Have any suggestions? Want … More Green Impact at the Library

Fair share: how to share the library with other people

“It’s oh so quiet…”* Silent Study; the place to be if you need / want to study in silence https://t.co/fDEUJQ6AcV pic.twitter.com/Aoty5VGrGF — Martial Rose Library (@UniWinLibrary) March 8, 2016   The Library Silent Study areas are the only place on campus where you can study in a low-distraction environment.  You will find the Silent Study … More Fair share: how to share the library with other people

National Libraries Day 2016

On Saturday 6th February it’s National Libraries Day, so we thought we’d celebrate by telling you some fun facts from some of Britain’s most impressive libraries…   The British Library is home to over 150 million items, making it the largest library in Britain! We often request books from here as part of our inter-library loans … More National Libraries Day 2016

Welcome Back

Welcome back lovely library students, hope you all had a great vacation! We’ve been busy bees this Winter and we (including Marty!) are excited to show what has been going on: We have fancy new lights over the desk and Marty was very keen to demonstrate his Miley Cyrus impersonation… New lights! A post shared … More Welcome Back

Feeling Frightfully Bookish?

The days are getting colder… the nights are getting darker… Halloween is almost upon us! Amidst the autumn haze of falling leaves and pumpkin spiced lattes, we find Marty dressed as a cat-witch (he couldn’t decide on one costume!), ready for some sugar-induced, apple-bobbing fun… Here at the library our shelves are crawling with all … More Feeling Frightfully Bookish?

Extra study spaces

It’s been pretty busy in the Library over the past few days – so we thought you might like to know about a new PC space where you can work individually. This is our new open access PC room, which contains an additional 25 computers.  You can find it on the top floor of the Library, … More Extra study spaces