Skills For Study offers a range of modules to help develop all the skills you need to make your time at University a success. Modules include:
Or SLDRS for short. Yes, it’s a long name and an almost unpronounceable acronym, but what do we actually do? How can we make your life easier? Here are some things for starters. We can help students to:
The name Wangari Maathai is not one that is known to many people in Britain, but deserves to be. Affectionately known as Africa’s Forest Goddess, her life was an extraordinary and inspiring journey from very humble beginnings in a traditional, Kenyan mud-walled hut to becoming the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She inspired and empowered women across Africa to plant swathes of trees to reverse the environmental destruction begun in colonial times, and to provide themselves with desperately needed resources. Wangari was also a trailblazing female African academic, an environmental and human rights activist and a campaigner for democracy. She was arrested and imprisoned on many occasions for her activism.
Have you ever reached the above screen when trying to access an online journal article and thought “well… what do I do now?” Then hopefully this is the blog for you… I’ve put together my top ten tips on accessing Library resources off campus; from troubleshooting browser issues to finding the right links to click on, this guide will take you through some of the common pitfalls and perils and help you access the resources you need when you’re off campus. If you’ve not had much experience with LibrarySearch, you might want to read our top ten tips on getting started first.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement tonight on further public restrictions regarding social contact, Augustine House will close until further notice from 14.00 tomorrow (Tuesday 24 March).
The Drill Hall Library will also close at 17.00 until further notice.
Please check the University’s coronavirus webpages for the most up to date information on the University’s response to the virus and advice on what to do.
The health and wellbeing of our staff and users is our priority. We have a page setup on the student blog that will keep you up to date with any changes in our service. Please access the page here
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