It’s been a very busy summer here at the library as we prepared for the start of the new academic year! Here’s just a few of the things we got up to: Stock Check If you follow us on Social Media, you may have seen that we’ve been doing a Library wide stock check … More What We Did Over Summer
Hello and a big warm welcome to our new students! Have you explored the Library yet?We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you with your studies. 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 … More Welcome Freshers 2018!
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
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
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) BoB is an online service where you can catch up on TV and radio services for your studies. There are over 65 TV & radio channels available as well as an archive of well over 1 million programmes. To access this resource visit learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand, click on ‘Sign In’, search University of … More 3 Great Resources You May Not Know About
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?
Martial Rose Library is home to a large range of online journals and eBooks, all accessible through the Full Text Finder. Yep, we know! This sounds like a bit of a frightening, formal name but don’t worry! It’s just as easy to use as our lovely library catalogue. This is located on the … More Library Hacks: How to find Online Journal Articles and Ebooks
This week saw the Academy Awards dole out their praise on several well deserved films from 2017 and the people who created them were honoured with a statuette or two. Here at the library we have gathered together some of our favourite Best Picture Oscar wins from the history of the Academy Awards, as well as … More And The Award Goes To…