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
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
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
This series of posts will take an in-depth look at the School Resources Centre. The SRC is arranged into 8 bases, each of which is dedicated to a particular area of the curriculum. By far the largest is our English base which encompasses not only resources for teaching English in the classroom but also a … More School Resources base by base: English
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
First of all, we’d like to say a huge well done for all our hardworking final year students! Now you’re reaching the end of your course and your time at our wonderful University, there are a few things you need to do. Please make sure that by 25/05/18 you have: Returned all your Library books … More Final year students & the Library
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?
As we celebrate/mourn Valentine’s Day (delete as appropriate!), just spare a thought for the millions of LGBT+ people around the world for whom even sending an anonymous card is fraught with danger. Perhaps this Valentine’s Day some of us may even plan to pop the question to the object of our affections. Sadly, this … More Happy Valentine’s Day to One and All!
Since October, Chelsea and Bethany have been helping us out as our Library Interns. Here’s a day in their life! It’s always best to start off these things with an introduction so here we go… Hello! My name is Chelsea, and I am one of the two graduate interns who has been working in the … More A Day in the Life of a Library Intern