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
Summer is here and we at Martial Rose Library will miss you all working hard, reading our books and filling up our library so we wanted to come together and create a whole new Staff Picks for you all. This one is Summer Reads and all, save for one, can be found in the library … More Staff Picks: Summer Reads 2018
We at Martial Rose Library feel that graphic novels are a rather under-appreciated art form, often all being lumped together as if they’re all the same genre, tell the same stories and feature the same characters. Well, that’s not the case at all so together we decided our Staff Picks of our large and varied graphic … More Staff Picks: Graphic Novels
How Do I Search the Catalogue?Want to know how to find a book in the Library? Or ever wondered what the number you are always looking for means? Then this is the blog post for you. Find out how to use the Catalogue and locate items in the Library. How to search for an item When looking … More How do I find that book?
It’s the Spring Equinox! As the days become longer and we mark the beginning of spring, it’s a good time to look at some of the other fellow mammals that we, the Homo Sapiens, share the campus with. Over the last year the University’s Environment Team has been conducting surveys to establish what wildlife species have habitats on … More Wildlife on campus (plus one tame)
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!
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 each question so you can see how your thoughts compare with your fellow students, and we respond to how you’ve voted … More Question of the Moment
Home for the holidays but still want to access a university library? SCONUL Access allows students and staff to use other university libraries. Staff, part-time and postgraduate students can also borrow from other university libraries. It’s easy to apply online. Just go to https://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access. You must be in ‘good standing’ with the University of Winchester Library, … More Live near another university? Use their library!
This week is World Autism Week! (27th March – 2nd April 2017) Come and visit our Literary Facts Board near the central staircase! Here you can take away a fact about literature, and/or write a fact yourself on a post-it and leave it for someone else on the board! Here are some of the interesting facts so far… We’ve also created a … More World Autism Awareness Week
Happy World Poetry Day! Here is a selection of some of our favourite poets to celebrate this wonderful day which encourages people to read and write more poetry! Who’s your favourite poet? What’s your favourite poem? Tweet us @uniwinlibrary and let us know! Roger McGough “The Head popped a head round the doorway to see … More Our Favourite Poets – World Poetry Day