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Work anywhere over the University computer network

You can use all the library’s premium subscription eresources from anywhere for free as if you were on campus.  In order to enjoy the full experience, including making group study room bookings and getting to use some otherwise ‘campus only’

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Where’s your space? Take our quiz and find out!

The Library offers many different study environments to suit you in whatever way you would like to study today.  Take this very brief quiz to help you find the best place in the library for what you want to do

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Getting away from it all: introducing 3rd Space

3rd Space is a study space set apart from the main library on the first floor of the Students’ Union building.  This cathedral stands as a monument to chilled out study, group work and mind-broadening discussions.  The quirky indoor beach

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Introducing the Individual Silent Study Zone

The Individual Silent Study zone forms part of the second (top) floor of the library.  Its entrances are marked by purple pull-up banners.  In this zone, talking is not allowed, electronic devices have to be switched to silent mode, and

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We come up with New Year’s resolutions, why not for the new academic year, too?

Have you thought about the ‘new (academic) year – new you’ yet? I was reading the Metro paper the other day and an article by Susan Griffin on productivity caught my eye. Here is the resolutions list she devised: Start

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Postgraduate Study Suite re-opening delayed

We hoped we could re-open the Postgraduate Study Suite today. Instead, we discovered an interruption to the rooms’ heater water supply that needs to be fixed before they can be re-opened.  The |builders have come back in today but current

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Postgraduate Study Suite refurbishment (9-31 August 2019)

The Postgraduate Study Suite in the Library is undergoing refurbishment this August.  This will take place in two phases: Phase 1 (Friday 9 – Sunday 11 August) The computers will be removed from the Postgraduate Study Suite but postgraduate students

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A brief look at the life of a postgraduate…

Postgraduate study is a totally different animal. What do I mean by this? First of all, you are more mature and experienced than when you started your undergraduate studies. You should be more focussed as well. Which direction do you

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It’s the end of the year – try some reflection

How did your academic year go? Do you normally judge your success and contentment by the marks you get? Have you ever thought that you could learn from your mistakes as well as your successes? Reflection Reflection is mighty important

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23 wellbeing things. No. 8, Making working work for you

It is a well known saying in business that those who fail to plan, plan to fail.  There is some truth in this.  Arriving at the end of your course with only hours to spare to start your dissertation is

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