As second term draws to a close and deadlines are fast approaching, it can feel extremely overwhelming. The library has so many unique ways to help you feel more like yourself and balance your time. Here are some of the great ways you can use the library to create a more mindful experience as life gets busy.
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:
Unfortunately, thieves could be lurking anywhere, even in a library! Clare and Sam share some info on how to keep your belongings safe:
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!
To get a head start with spring term, up his research game and learn more about Library resources, Kirby (the Library’s Study Happy penguin) has been exploring the Library’s collection of free online courses. Read his story (told by Emma Brown – Academic Support)
In this blog post, Aysa talks about the second Human Library event taking place at the University of Warwick. The Human Library helps to overcome stigma, combat prejudice, dismantle stereotypes, inform ignorance, clarify misconceptions, debunk myths, end discrimination, and challenge negative attitudes through conversations with Human Books… By Aysa Ozcan
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…”
The University of Warwick Library is a fantastic place not only to study and to read but also to enjoy being a part of the Warwick Community. The Library Associates is one way in which students can get involved with the library and be a part of the team!… By Lucy Burn, Bianca Giacalone and Josephine Murphy
Do you have an essay or project to write and don’t know where or how to begin your research? You know you had a Library Induction back in Welcome Week but can’t quite remember what you were advised… Don’t worry – your Academic Support Librarian can help you!… By Karen Jackson
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