Category: Services

Christmas comes early

Christmas just came early, with these two new presents for History, Culture, Media and Creative Technology students: Bloomsbury Cultural History and Faculti.  Sadly, the Christmas tree has not come early, although we are having the twinkling lights used to decorate it

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Work anywhere at your own virtual university

You can enjoy the online campus learning experience at home, out and about or even overseas and still make use of the safe storage and many of the networked University resources over the internet by setting up the Virtual Private Network

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Be you. Learn differently

Everybody learns differently.  Happily there are a whole suite of Library services and apps available to help you do just that! Set your learning free Try these free apps for personalising your learning, many of which will make your life

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Try a classic ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery

Do you enjoy a good ‘who dunnit’ murder mystery?  It has been established that people learn best if they study in focused bursts of around 25 minutes separated by five minutes of doing something very different.  Why not make this

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Welcome to your subject pages: all the best academic sources in one place

Have you seen your subject pages?  If the one search Google-style convenience of the Discovery Service is just not delivering the results you need or you are looking for specialised resources, try your subject pages. They are useful for everys

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A space apart for postgraduates

The library is an expansive and well furnished space but sometimes as a postgraduate you just want to get away from it all.  That’s where the Postgraduate Study Suite comes in.  Located in the far right hand corner of the

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Introducing… the University Library (in bitesize chunks, most with short videos)

Starting University can feel daunting and so we have put together a series of simple bite-sized Introducing… guides that introduce you to the best of all things library.  There are even a couple of slideshows dedicated to showcasing free apps

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Do you learn at a distance?

Your digital library online Everyone can use all of our electronic resources online from anywhere over the internet.  It is much easier to use our resources if you set up your home computer, tablet, phone, etc. to connect to the

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Love your (online) reading lists

Your reading lists are your friends.  They are resources your lecturers feel are particularly good for your course.  They show you what to read and use first for your assignments.  Each item has a blue button alongside it that either

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A digital library in your pocket

With almost all our journals, ebook collections and hundreds of specialist subject databases available online through the Library website, you really do have a digital library you can carry in your pocket, almost all drawn together for you to explore

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