The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

The Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals are one of the most prestigious children’s book awards. Run by The Library and Information Association, CILIP, the Carnegie award recognises a writer annually for an “outstanding book written in English for Children and young people” (CILIP, 2019). Starting in 1936 in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie … More The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

Online Resource of the Month: Gale Primary Sources

TWITTER: @GaleCengage FACEBOOK: facebook.com/GaleCengage YOUTUBE: Gale SUBJECTS PARTICULARLY USEFUL FOR: American Studies, Archaeology, Criminology, Education Studies, English Language, English Literature, Film Studies, History, Journalism, Law, Liberal Arts, Media & Communication, Politics. Formerly known as Artemis, Gale Primary Sources brings together the collections of 5 databases: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection 19th Century UK Periodicals … More Online Resource of the Month: Gale Primary Sources

Short Story Week

This week in the library we are celebrating Short Story Week! On the top floor you will find a display with some of our selections of short stories. Have a peruse through our pictures below with some choice picks from our story collections to whet your appetite for a tale or two, or to inspire your own creative writing! … More Short Story Week

Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

This Halloween some of our library staff have picked their favourite scary stories  to share with you. Dare you read them..? MW – Osamu Tezuka “Amazing dark story with more than one twist, elegantly told and beautifully drawn. Osamu Tezuka’s creative genius really shines through on every page.” MW follows Garai, a Catholic priest, Yuki, … More Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

School Resources base by base: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts

Welcome to our third, and final, breakdown of the School Resources bases! Today we are delving into the final four bases in School Resources: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts.   Religion & Social Sciences is the first base you come across after entering through the glass door and this is the base … More School Resources base by base: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts

School Resources base by base: Maths, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences

Welcome to our second break down of the School Resources bases! This time we are exploring our Maths base before leading you through to our collections for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences.   The Maths base is located on the far left side of School Resources, outside study room C. The colour for this base … More School Resources base by base: Maths, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences

#Shelfhelp Study Tips

To help you with your exams and assignments we have been posting daily study tips throughout the assessment weeks. In case you have missed out on them so far, here are the ones from the first week. #ShelfHelp Study Tip 1 Our first tip focused on getting started by creating a study plan. A study plan is a great starting … More #Shelfhelp Study Tips