It is the last week of term before Christmas and so to see us on our way, here are some rather interesting literary facts with a Christmassy theme! Harper Lee’s Christmas Present Harper Lee met Truman Capote when they were five years old and living next door to each other in Monroeville, Alabama. They became very close. … More Have Yourself a Literary Christmas
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!
Chelsea, one of our interns, shares her experiences… Every year, throughout the month of November, a non-profit organisation by the name of ‘NaNoWriMo’ hosts a global online writing event; an event which has seen the publication of hundreds of novel as an outcome! National Novel Writing Month – aka. NaNoWriMo – encourages budding writers to … More NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month!
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!
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!
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
Hope you all have a well-deserved rest over the Christmas Vacation, and see you for Semester Two in the New Year! Merry Christmas from Martial Rose Library!
Please note this is the Welcome blog post for 2016 cohort of students and some information is out of date. Please read our latest blog post: Welcome Freshers 2017! 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 … More Welcome Freshers 2016!
Here’s a collection of our very own ‘book faces’, posted each week on #bookfacefriday! We take and edit each photo ourselves with books from The Martial Rose Library 🙂 Make sure you’re following us on instagram (@uniwinlibrary) to stay updated with new pictures and posts! Tweet us and tell us your favourite!