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.
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…”
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
Have you got a dissertation or assignment coming up? Ever felt unsure how to reference a particular source, or whether you need to reference it at all? If the answer is yes, then read on…By Rhiannon Taylor
How can you make sure that the Library has all the books you need for your essay, project or thesis? This post explains how students helped to shape our Library collections by participating in our “More Books – Your Books” scheme 2018 (More Books 2018), and how you too can get involved this time around to ensure the Library has all the books you need for essays, projects or theses… By Karen Jackson
During your first weeks at University, it feels like everyone is competing to give you advice and information. A few weeks in, and you realise, to your shame, that all that helpful stuff about the Library and how it works has completely gone from your brain… By Kate Courage and the Library Associates Continue reading “Things I wish I had known…”
Before you arrive at university you may not know what a reading list is, the purpose it serves, and how to navigate your way around it. Read on to find out more… By Francesca Cornick Continue reading “How to navigate your way around your reading list”
Library staff are here to connect you with information, support and your community but who exactly are they? Let’s take a glimpse behind the scenes… By Jenny McNally Continue reading “Your Library: Behind the scenes”