How can STEM students make the most of the library?

Even though the library is associated with reading, writing essays and Humanities students, there are tonnes of ways that STEM students can benefit from this learning space. It can seem intimidating to work in the library as a STEM student, but there are so many incredible ways to make the most of the space, no matter what subject you study!

Here are some of the ways STEM students can make the most of the library:

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5 Tips to Kick Off the New Term!

The first term can normally be a period of adjustment. People are trying to find their footing, or experimenting with revision and exam techniques to see what works. Term 2 is the best time to really figure out what works and excel in those summer exams. Whether you’re trying to bounce back from the break, or want to a fresh start to the new academic term, here are some tips that can help speed up that process!

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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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