This week’s highlighted resource is Google Scholar. Possibly a familiar one to many but, nevertheless, this database for academic and scholarly work is a powerful tool for researcher’s.Continue reading “Inside The Library’s Labyrinth #4 -Don’t Googlewhack . . . Google Scholar!”
Are you an overthinker? Are these ruminations negatively affecting your mental well-being or making it harder to concentrate whilst studying? If this is the case, then you are not alone. After many years of ruminating I have developed three simple ways to tackle my negative rumination, which I would like to share with you, in hope that it also puts you in a better headspace.
Many people come to university and realise that the way they used to learn new information in school just does not seem to be efficient at university. It can be a difficult transition and it can seem like you’re starting from square one again. However, knowing the different types of learner you may be can help you be more effective in your studying!
Read below to discover the different type (or types!) of learner you could be and try out some of the tips to know for sure!
Do you struggle maintaining a work life balance? Has isolation made it even harder? This blog gives you tips on how to maintain your work motivation whilst still having a social life and looking after your wellbeing.
The Library may not be open physically, but we are certainly here digitally to support you all. Working from home can be challenging, but there is lots of support and software available to ease the transition.
In the second instalment of Inside the Library’s Labyrinth, Stephen opens the box of Box of Broadcasts Database, available through the library catalogue, and explains its many offers. Continue reading “Inside the Library’s Labyrinth: Give me the money or open the box?”
In these unusual times, one of the things we might struggle with is continuing to do hobbies we love. Even though we have to adapt, there are so many ways to still volunteer virtually. Even if you have never volunteered before, now is the time to help the local community, whilst also helping you maintain your work-life balance when at home.
Term 2 seems so far away with all the chaos that the world is in at the moment. And I must confess that I am little late writing this blog. Nevertheless, here are some lessons and thoughts that I learnt in my second term.
The uses we make of the Library catalogue and other online resources have changed dramatically during the Covid19 crisis. One new addition to our catalogue that certainly qualifies for consideration in this category of alternative usage is Drama Online.
Do you struggle to switch off at the end of the day? Are you left with those niggling thoughts telling you that you could have done more? If you are then here are four tips which may help you unwind and enjoy your downtime guilt free.