“My name is Susan Renshaw and I have two roles: Deputy Librarian and Faculty of Arts Librarian. No two days are the same for me but I will tell you about one of my days during induction week… Last Tuesday I came into work as normal just before 8am to catch up on emails and … More A Day in the Life… of a Librarian!
Ever wondered what the Library staff get up to over the Summer Holidays? Perhaps you have visions of a quiet time of relaxation, an empty library, and maybe even time to sit back and read some of our 300,000+ books? Well, we wish that was the case! The Summer Vacation can sometimes be our busiest time! When our … More What we’ve been up to over the Summer…
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
Please note this is the Welcome blog post for 2016 cohort of students and some information is out of date.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!
The academic year is over, but we understand you may still need access to the Library and its resources over the summer period. Whether you’re revising for a re-sit, starting reading for next academic year, compiling background research for your upcoming dissertation, or just need a quiet place to study, the Library doors are open for you. Below you can … More Summer Opening Hours
It’s that time of year again: exams, assignments and generally stressing out a bit… But do not fear, the Library Motivation Station is here! Here is a way to both encourage and be encouraged with inspirational messages and exam top tips. So come on down to the Library and share a post-it note infused with positivity! Simply … More The Library Motivation Station!
Inter Library Loans (ILL) are a really useful resource to help you get the most out of research. We have the means to contact thousands of other libraries in Britain and abroad to help you track down that elusive book or article you can’t find in our collection. Of course, you want your ILL request to … More Inter Library Loans: How to get the best out of your book request
If you only know 1 thing about the library at the start of term, make sure it’s this. (Ok, 4 things.) Where exactly is the library?? You can find us on the main campus (a.k.a. King Alfred’s Campus), opposite the chapel. What are your opening hours? We never close! (We are open 24/7 during term … More Let’s get down to the basics
Welcome to our sparkly new blog! Here you will find articles about all things Martial Rose Library. From ‘how to’ guides to fun with Marty the sheep and top five facts. Follow us on Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter at: @UniWinLibrary.