This series of posts will take an in-depth look at the School Resources Centre. The SRC is arranged into 8 bases, each of which is dedicated to a particular area of the curriculum. By far the largest is our English base which encompasses not only resources for teaching English in the classroom but also a … More School Resources base by base: English
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
When life at the university gets busy, and the reading lists and assignment deadlines start piling up, we could all use a helping hand. Assistive Technology is generally defined as any technology that supports a person in their learning or daily life. It can be a piece of software, an electronic gadget which helps with … More Assistive Technology in the Library
It’s the spookiest time of the year again! So we have decided to gather as many of the scariest horror icons in film and literature together to celebrate and let you fight it out among yourselves who is the best. And please don’t have nightmares… Michael Myers Michael Myers was first seen in Halloween in 1978, directed … More Halloween Icons in Film and Literature
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!
Need to keep your library book for a bit longer? When you borrow a library book you will be given a due date (= the date by which you must return the book to the library). If you return the book after this date then you will have a fine. However, if you need to keep the … More How to Renew Books
Please note this is the Welcome blog post for 2016 cohort of students and some information is out of date.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!
It’s that time of year again: exams, assignments and generally stressing out a bit… But do not fear, the Library Motivation Station is here! Here is a way to both encourage and be encouraged with inspirational messages and exam top tips. So come on down to the Library and share a post-it note infused with positivity! Simply … More The Library Motivation Station!