The start of term can be a bit of a whirlwind. There’s so many societies to join, people to meet and lectures to go to. Thinking about your core reading can sometimes take second place. Your heart might sink when you finally brave the Library only to find your course mates have beaten you to it and there are no copies of the books you need available. However, all is not lost, here’s what you can do to get your hands on those elusive books… By Catriona Matthews
Remember when Harry Potter got his letter from Hogwarts? And attached was a list of all the books he needed to buy? Remember wanting that exact list, rushing out to Flourish and Blotts and buying each and every one of them? The only bit J.K. Rowling didn’t mention was that he probably didn’t need half of them and neither will you…By Thomas Stewart
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…By Francesca Cornick
Faced with a mountain of books and articles for your dissertation? It may seem like a huge slog but with these tips you can get through the reading that you need to do with the minimum of stress… By Chris Vernon
You’ve searched Library Search and found the article that’s the cipher to your whole dissertation… but it’s not available. This article will tell you how to find that essential publication… by Richard Perkins.