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.
As the library can be one of the most productive places to write essays, conduct research and get university work done, some of you might be worried about how you will work effectively from home. To help you overcome any intimidation about working from home, here are some tips on how to maximise the most of your home work space.
Did you know there is more to the Library than a bricks and mortar building? So long as you have internet access you can use the millions of e-resources online via the Library website! Here are some tips on how you can keep using the Library while you study, research or teach remotely.
Do you suffer from the afternoon dip? That point after lunch when your brain loses all form of motivation? If you do, here are 5 tips based on my personal experience, which you may find useful.
Finding it difficult to maintain your concentration when revising or don’t know if your studying is efficient enough? Next thing you know you’re taking an extended break that was meant to only last 5 minutes. Trust me, we’ve all been there. With exams being around the corner though, it’s important to study smarter, not harder. Try out some of these apps and hopefully watch your concentration and work output improve!