Category: Services

Referencing drop-in clinics return on Monday 5 March

The ever popular dedicated referencing drop-in clinics are returning to the Library Atrium 11-12 am, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm, Monday-Friday, starting on Monday 5 March 2018.  Don’t forget that you can find our referencing advice online, get referencing help in person all the time Library desks

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MyiLibrary ebooks are moving to Ebook Central

From Wednesday 14th March 2018 we will no longer have access to the MyiLibrary ebook platform.  On this date, all our MyiLibrary ebooks will move into Ebook Central.  When these ebooks move platform, you will permanently lose both your MyiLibrary bookshelf and any notes you have made

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Resource trial: The Sixties collection

We are pleased to present a trial of Alexander Street’s “The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974 -“ until Saturday 31st March 2018.  Away from the University computer network, access is via institutional (Shibboleth) login. Featuring tens of thousands of historic

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Maintaining perspective

Perspective is always important, particularly when it comes to revision and exam time.   This article from The Telegraph tells a cautionary tale.  For revision, as with drinking and gambling, if you cannot stop when you feel you want or ought to, it

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The future’s bright…

…the future’s in the post box (which is bright red at time of writing). We are continuing to build on client feedback, turning whole areas of shelving into new study spaces with more power sockets on the upper floors to

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Which Library services make you smile?

That was the question we put to Gracie Fuller, one of our students chosen not quite at random because she stood still for too long and looked amenable.  This is what Gracie told us: “The university library offers a multitude

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Stress less: relaxation sessions in the Library

The Library and Sports & Recreation are joining forces to offer ten minute drop-in relaxation sessions on Thursdays.  Learning to notice when you are becoming tense and finding ways to to relax and think clearly under pressure will make your

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Digitally enhanced

  “The library has a multitude of very helpful resources and if you cannot find what you need, the library staff are incredibly helpful at providing you what you need!” We have redesigned our website from the bottom up to

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Free trial until 23 Febraury: JoVE Engineering Video collection

We have a trial running to the JoVE Engineering Video collection until Friday 23rd February.  Please send any feedback to Timothy Collinson.

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Extra support when you need it most

“Referencing workshops have proven to be very helpful to me, and the staff are fantastic and always ready to help.” We realise that everyone needs help all at the same time, that’s why when you need them the most we

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