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
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
From the 1st of December to the end of semester we enjoyed many festivities at the Library! In the School Resources Centre we hid pictures of our favourite children’s books under the presents on our Christmas tree, and displayed some of our wonderfully festive and wintery CF and YF books… View this post on Instagram … More Recap: Christmas Countdown at the Library!
On Friday 3rd November ’17 the Library held a Fairtrade Bake Sale to raise money for Helping Hooves and awareness about Fairtrade… All the cakes, brownies, and biscuits were baked using Fairtrade ingredients, and we handed out awareness-raising leaflets and ‘I choose Fairtrade!’ stickers, to encourage staff and students to consider buying Fairtrade and making … More Fairtrade Bake Sale for Helping Hooves!
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…
I start off the morning sorting through Inter Library Loan requests that have been made in the last twenty-four hours. Using a country-wide catalogue we have access to, I am able to track down other libraries that have the books we don’t have, and request to borrow them. Whilst I make my way through these, … More A Day in the Life… of a Library Assistant!
“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!
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
Come along to our friendly, informal drop in sessions every Friday afternoon in semester 2. Pick up some top Library tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Library resources! If you need any help outside of these sessions, please don’t hesitate to speak to Library staff on the enquiries desk at any time, e-mail … More Helpful Library Drop In Sessions!
The semester has ended; Christmas is here! If you are planning to use the Library during the holidays, make sure you check our opening times below to find out when the building will be open. The Library desk will also be open as usual during these times, and Library staff will be available to help with … More Library Christmas Opening Hours