What do I need to do?! Congratulations on getting to the end of your course! Please make sure that by 26/05/17 you have: Returned all your Library books Paid all of your fines Contacted us about anything unusual on your Library account (e.g. a book which you don’t remember borrowing) This is because the Exam … More Final year students & the 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Please note this is the Welcome blog post for 2016 cohort of students and some information is out of date.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!
A ‘Library how-to’ guide on finding and issuing books to yourself in the Library, and where to return them when you’re finished! Essential watching for our new students!
Libraries are all about books, right? Well, yes and no. Definitely not just about the paper books sitting on the shelves. Don’t forget that as a University of Winchester student you have access to more than 20 thousand e-books and countless e-journals and electronic articles. So if that elusive book you’ve been trying to … More Library Hacks: How to get the most out of online resources
Make your time using the library more productive and efficient using these methods: Book your PC or Study Room in advance PCs and Study Rooms can be in very high demand during busy periods. Use PC Booking link on the intranet to pre-book a PC / Study Room at a suitable time. Download the (free) University … More Library Hacks
Nobody wants to read about ‘The failure of conservatism in modern British poetry’ nowadays. Here I sit at shelf mark 821.9109/DUN, an attraction only for dust. Oh woe is me! Why will no one read me? I’m terribly bored, with only these other poetry criticisms for company. I’ve even taken to writing my own poetry: … More A day in the life of a lonely library book
1. There are toilets on every floor. You don’t need to leave the building, you don’t even need to leave the floor you are studying on! You will however have to leave your seat. 2. There are also catalogue computers on every floor so you don’t need to drag yourself all the way upstairs to … More Five things you might not know about the Library…
Inter Library Loans (ILL) are a really useful resource to help you get the most out of research. We have the means to contact thousands of other libraries in Britain and abroad to help you track down that elusive book or article you can’t find in our collection. Of course, you want your ILL request to … More Inter Library Loans: How to get the best out of your book request