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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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Check your grammar while you type with Ginger and Grammarly

Are you distracted by the nagging feeling that your grammar might be letting your work down?  As with so many things, there is now an app (or several) for that!  Two popular free apps that check your grammar while you

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Welcome to university life: finding your feet

Grab a seat on one of our sofas or pull up a chair and let us get you up to speed with everything that is new but really not so scary about university life.  The move from A-level to university study

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Free print to screen reader conversion and workspace integration apps

Office Lens allows you to photograph printed text and convert it into plain text in one step and integrates seamlessly with OneNote, a free app for Windows and mobile devices that can be used to collate and organise your notes, photos and images.  Once a

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From listless to lists: apps to help you take control

Love lists?  Use them to manage your projects.  Add list items, reorder and reprioritise tasks, colour-code, tag, debate, add checklists and move them to other lists.  Group them on boards and link boards together, with entire boards full of sub-project lists.   The possibilities

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