The University subscribes to two fantastic databases of nineteenth century periodicals. In this blog post Michelle Crowther describes what is important about the collections and how you can use them in your research.
Congratulations! You’ve survived the start of the academic year. Considering the impact that the current situation has had on our lives, this is a major achievement, and you should be proud of yourself. As we head towards Academic Development Week and into the second half of Semester One you might want to take stock of how your learning is progressing. Take time to reflect on whether there are any skills you’d like to develop further to ensure you’re prepared for your first or next batch of assessments. The Learning Skills Team are here to support you, and we’ve recommended a few quick activities for you to explore during Academic Development Week.
During periods where you have a large amount of work to do for your course, you may find the library becomes your second home.
While sometimes you might want to work in silence by yourself, other times you might benefit from group work, or maybe you just want to socialise with your friends while looking over some notes. The library has created designated zones so that you can study in a way that suits your studying style, and caters to your needs, without disrupting others.
Now you know how to find a book, the next step is borrowing it from the Library.
But how do you do that?
And how many items can you borrow?
And how do you renew or reserve an item?
This guide will tell you everything you need to know about borrowing from the Library.
You’ve been given your module handbooks for the semester, and you have been told that you can find many of your course books in the library. But how are you going to go about finding a few books among thousands? You might also be wondering if finding items will be different with the current coronavirus measures?
Well, if you read on we have composed a handy guide to finding those all-important books and resources. At the end of you’ll also see some of the changes we’ve made to keep yo
The Browse and Borrow service allows you to book a 15 minute slot to browse shelves in Augustine House or Salomons Institute library and borrow items via the self-service machines. The service is available throughout the opening times of our libraries.