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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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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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 …

From listless to lists: apps to help you take control Read more »

Gather everything together in one place, from photos to notes and web snippings.  OneNote and Office Lens both allow you to bring together and organise your notes, images, and audio recordings all in one place and share selected content across different mobile devices and …

Gather your notes (and images, recordings…) while you may Read more »

Pop the best of the web in your browser pocket to look at later with Pocket.  Save web pages, blog posts, free articles, images, videos and more to read in detail later, even when you are offline.  Pocket is very useful for collecting blog posts, websites …

Pocket useful websites and downloads for later Read more »

Most people want to do some research or look at an ebook when they are away from the campus at times.  If you will be learning at a distance, you will really need to get stuck into our electronic resources, although we can post …

How to learn to love your library at a distance (wherever you are) Read more »

Cambridge University Press are honouring the mental health awareness events held earlier this October by making journal articles and book chapters related to mental health and wellbeing available for free until the end of the month. Click or tap here to …

Free mental health awareness and wellbeing e-resources available until 31 October Read more »

It’s a big, wide ocean of information out there and fishing for the things you want for your particular assignment can be challenging.  That’s where the Library can help.  Check out our top five tips below for getting on and …

Not waving but drowning: 5 ways to learn to tackle assignments better Read more »

Referencing can be boring, tiring, long winded… like the rest of the world, most librarians don’t have many good things to say about it other than “it’s necessary”.  Suffering while referencing however is neither necessary nor advisable.  The seductive “cite” …

Make your computer do your referencing for you Read more »