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Proudly exhibiting your passion and creativity

For the first time last year, we purchased competition winning art produced by our students and exhibited it around the Library for viewing by staff, students and interested members of the public. We also showcase students hobbies and passions in

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Food for mind and body

You work better when you are hydrated, and so we installed more drinking water fountains closer to where you work. Just because you want to work early or late, there is no reason you should suffer. That’s why the library

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Referencing pop-ups return either side of the Easter Vacation

Referencing pop-ups will return to the Library Atrium from 18 March for three weeks until 6 April, and then will resume for a further two weeks from 29 April until 10 May.  These pop-ups will operate from 11-12 am, 2-3

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New Library eresource: The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching

The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching offers over 750 entries on the essential practical and theoretical aspects of teaching English as a second language. Each entry is helpfully organised into three sections: “Framing the issue,” “Making the case,” and “Pedagogical

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New Library eresource: Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology

Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology is an excellent starting point for researching a wide variety of topics in Sociology.  This encyclopedia also introduces many topics in Criminology and Education among its 1,800 entries, and so is useful for anyone studying these

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Better resourced than ever before

“The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” ~ former student   We subscribe to more than twice as many ejournals this year as last, we have

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New eresource trial until September 2019: Taylor & Francis ebooks

We have paid for access to 785 ebooks from Taylor & Francis until 10 September 2019, covering a wide range of different subject areas.  The most heavily used ebooks from this collection will be bought and permanently added to our

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Say hello to the world as it really looks

A new, free world map is now available. Its equal area projection shows countries and continents at their true size relative to one another. On this map, Africa is accurately shown to be 14 times the size of Greenland, far

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Critical thinking

How to introduce a blog AND entice you to read it? Maybe a topic of the month? I thought to myself. My topic ‘of the month’ might hold your interest for 5 minutes. That’s all it takes to read a

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Just a few ways we have made student life simpler

We are now permanently open 24/7 during term-time and open until midnight over the summer vacations, closing only for summer bank holidays and a few days over Christmas and New Year.  With all our resources available anywhere in the world

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