How the Library gets its (reading list) books, and how to use them…

Your first weeks at the university can feel quite daunting. Welcome Week was a dizzying round of activities and social events, and now you are trying to get to grips with seminars and lectures… Hopefully, by now, you have familiarised yourself with the Library and are finding the books and journals you need for your studies. But how does the Library know what books to order and how many copies? This post will take you behind the scenes, to the Library’s ‘engine’, where you will find out how staff process your reading lists – ensuring that the Library has copies of all the things you will need to read – and more!…By Karen Jackson, James Fisher and Blanka Matkovic Continue reading “How the Library gets its (reading list) books, and how to use them…”

Get Started at the Library – become a seasoned pro in no time!

The start of your degree can be both exhilarating and daunting. With so much information to learn, you’ll inevitably need to read textbooks in your degree to consolidate your knowledge. The Library is the perfect place for that, but how do you use it effectively? There’s no need to worry, read on to find out more… By Kayvon Taee

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Exploring the heart of campus: An insider’s look on study spaces at Warwick!

He is black, elegant and curious. Sometimes he has a question mark in his tail which demonstrates his eternal quest for knowledge. You can easily spot him roaming among the scholars at Warwick University campus wearing his high-visibility jacket. His daily adventures begin at the heart of our campus, between the Economics department where his secret food stash is hidden and the Library where every aspiring academic and devoted student spends most of their academic lives. His name is Rolf, a good spirit of Warwick’s Community. In this post, we will reveal all study spaces in the Warwick Library, including those our feline fellow likes to explore…By Kayvon Taee

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World Autism Awareness Week: How the Library can support you

The Library can be an overwhelming place; bright lights, book alarms and the buzz from the group study area. We understand people learn differently and need different spaces, so I’m going to run through some of the different spaces and support we provide at the Library. Better still, we have a student tell us about how they use different Library spaces to support their studying…By Laura Waller

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