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
Earlier in the year, the Library ran its first Roaming Library Survey! We went out and about on campus asking for feedback on if students do/don’t use the library, and why/why not. We were really grateful to all of you who were happy to talk to us and gave us your time. Without valuable feedback from our … More RESULTS: Why you do/don’t use the Library…
What is an Inter Library Loan (ILL)? Do you have a book you really need which isn’t in the Library Catalogue? Fear not! With Inter Library Loans (ILL) you can send in a request and we’ll search other libraries (from all over the world!) for you. This isn’t just limited to books, you can also … More Inter Library Loans: Your Questions Answered
“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!
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!
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…
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