Another interesting week, helping students with some last minute referencing enquiries prior to dissertation hand-ins. I really enjoy seeing what they’ve spent the last 6 months or so working on. This week, I’ve learnt something about Snapchat and am really …

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Feeling stressed? Need to find a way to clear your mind and re-focus your thoughts? Well fear not, we have just the thing! Studies have shown that colouring is a therapeutic pastime with relaxing benefits similar to those achieved through …

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Good news for all our budding Arts and Humanities scholars!  JSTOR have just produced a series of subject guides to help you get the most from their resources, including: Books Art & Art History resources Language & Literature resources Political Science resources Education …

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Over the Christmas holidays I had the good fortune to catch the Terry Frost exhibitions at The Exchange and Newlyn Art Gallery. I took advantage of the guided tour around each to understand more about his work (I bought the book too, but …

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Mini-breaks help refresh your concentration.  Why not take in some of the artwork exhibited around the Library?  We are currently exhibiting watercolour paintings by various artists in Area 1C.  You can find a small brochure for the exhibition on the …

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For those of you who love archives and libraries and enjoy visiting museums and art galleries, this may be the website for you.  If you like finding out about forthcoming exhibitions (and anything archaeological and historical) see http://www.culture24.org.uk/home. It’s partly …

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