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Posts from the ‘Library 101’ Category

Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, red, white and blue Brexit – what does it all mean?

Would you like to explore what Brexit may mean for the UK, and what has actually happened so far? Here are some Library tips!

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24-hour Library: 24 things you never knew you could do in the Library…

I bet you all know that you can use the Library to find books and other materials for your course and do some studying. But did you know about all the other things you can do in the Library? To celebrate the Library’s 24 hour opening, we’ve come up with a list of 24 things you might not know that you could do in the Library… Read more

Get Familiar: The Modern Records Centre

Struggling to find original source material? Want to make your essay stand out? Here’s how to get ahead by using the Modern Records Centre (MRC) and its archives…by Nuala Clarke

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Understanding Library jargon: Part I

I must admit the library can be rather intimidating, with its bizarre series of terms which only seems to be understood by hermits who have permanently retreated to its mysterious depths. Let me translate… By Lorna Khemraz

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Get Familiar: The Wolfson Research Exchange

Researcher at Warwick? Let’s get you acquainted with the Research Exchange or the REx, as it’s more affectionately known…

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Get Familiar: Learning Grid Leamington

The Learning Grid in Leamington Spa (or ‘Leamgrid’ as it is affectionately known) might be the University’s best kept secret. As it’s tucked away in the Town Hall, that intimidating building on the Parade behind the statue of Queen Victoria, you might have walked right past it. But never fear, intrepid explorer – I’m here to help you discover its wonders. Let’s get intimate with Leamgrid… By Charlotte Salter

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Get Familiar: the BioMed Grid

Tucked away atop Gibbet Hill, the BioMed Grid is a collaborative learning space filled with gizmos and educational tools. Although it’s tailored towards medical and Life Sciences students with its choice of books and services, it is open to anyone and is a great space to work… By Charles Hand  Read more

Get Familiar: Learning Grid Rootes

Ever wandered into Costa and started to feel guilty, seeing loads of people walking past with books, in work mode? You’re getting coffee and they’re walking by, in a rush to do some serious studying. Where? It seemed that Rootes building definitely wasn’t cut out for all those hard-working students to be… learning? Here’s a hidden gem in that ol’ building that you didn’t know about. Prepare to discover the Rootes Learning Grid… By Lillie Almond

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