Tag: study

Your computer awaits

Pull up at any PC (or iMac) or borrow laptops from any of the banks of grey lockers on the ground floor and plug it in for instant computing at a pace to suit you.  You can plug in and

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Enjoy real action replays of lectures (and parties!)

Lectures can sometimes pass in a blur, and so you might find it useful to record what you hear and augment it with photos of whiteboard notes and so on as the lecture progresses.  The same thing probably goes for

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Watch your concentration grow with this innovative app

Are you continually distracted by your mobile phone?  Do constant social media and messaging updates keep you from really getting stuck into your work?  Try Forest, an app that rewards you for leaving your phone alone by growing a big

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How close is too close?

“I really liked the library and the services available. It is comfortable and easy to use. The only thing is that it gets too crowded during peak times.” ~ past student feedback This year we restructured the Individual Silent Study

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Gold plating Chrome

Chrome has for years been by far the most popular browser (W3 Schools, 2015) and it now has some really useful extensions and plug-ins available on the Chrome Web Store to make it even more useful.  Here are a few of

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Space to breathe

3rd Space – escape your home from home If the Library is fast becoming your home from home, don’t forget that you can also escape to 3rd Space on the first floor of the Students’ Union next door.  The diverse

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Giving you what you want

Judging from feedback in successive NSS surveys, those graduating each year seem to be telling us that after years of student led change building on your suggestions and working to solve challenges that we saw caused you difficulties, we have

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How not to lose all your work just before the deadline

A new academic year dawns.  You might be about to settle to record results, write a literature review or write up a project you have been working on.  Now would be a good time to talk about how not to

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GoConqr the world with mind maps, quizzes, flashcards, notes…

GoConqr is an innovative app that allows you to create, save, share and embed mind maps, quizzes, flashcards and notes.  However you like to study and revise, this app offers you tools to help you on your way. Find out

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Picture this! Collect, arrange, add text and scribble on images with PicCollage

Pic Collage is a free photo editor and collage creation app useful for creating and annotating field trip photo albums, drawing and adding text to mark important features, research and illustrate design concepts, and even create visually appealing infographics and conference or

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