With the summer stretching before you, you may be wondering how you can fill your time before starting uni. Why not try some of our top tips on pre-reading.
Today I made a new friend, possibly one of the best friends I will ever make. It’s the start of a beautiful relationship that will undoubtedly last a lifetime. My new friend’s name is Libby. Libby isn’t like other friends though, as Libby will literally never leave my side unless I decide to leave her behind, or I forget to charge her. Charge her I hear you say? That’s right, Libby isn’t a person, Libby is an app! A library app to be precise. Maybe I should start from the beginning….
UPDATE 06/07/21 – The third floor quiet zone and shelves are now accessible. Third floor study spaces can be booked again online. Access to stock has returned to normal.
Libby is an ebook app which is sweeping the nation. Read second year history student, Rhiannon Limbert’s review of the product and how it can help you in your studies.
Today, 22nd June, is Windrush Day. Introduced in 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the docking of the ship HMT Empire Windrush in Essex, Windrush Day commemorates and celebrates postwar immigration to the UK from the Caribbean. In light of current conversations about race, racism, and the Black Lives Matter movement, which has seen protests centred in Brixton’s Windrush Square, it remains vital to tell and understand the Windrush story. Though frequently mistreated and maligned by the country they chose to call home, black immigrants from the West Indies have enriched this country in every respect. The following blog was originally published as part of CCCU Library’s celebrations for Black History Month 2019 and its messages remain relevant.
iDEA is an accessible online learning programme that helps you gain employability, digital and enterprise skills, completely for free! Read second year English Literature student, Georgia Bowers’ experience, to find out more.