• UniSkills Focus On: Gale Literature

    Happy New Year, we hope you had a relaxing and recharging winter break!   In the first UniSkills Focus On… blog of 2023 we are exploring Gale Literature. If you’re studying English Gale Literature could be your go to place for literary criticism, author’s biographies, poems, short stories and plays.  

  • UniSkills Focus On: BMJ Best Practice

    In our final UniSkills Focus On… blog of 2022 we’re going to look at BMJ Best Practice. If you’re a student in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine looking for a tool to help you with clinical decision making, then BMJ Best Practice is the one for you!

  • UniSkills Focus On: Sage Research Methods

    As the term races forward, we’ve reached the third instalment of our monthly UniSkills Focus On… series. This month we are exploring SAGE Research Methods.

  • UniSkills Focus On: Statista

    Welcome back to the second blog of our UniSkills Focus On… series. This month we are looking at the business resource Statista. Statista is a world leading source of market and consumer data and statistics and is a fantastic resource for students across all programmes of study!  

  • UniSkills Focus On: Reading Lists Online and Discover More

    Hello, and welcome to the first in our brand-new student blog series UniSkills Focus On exploring key resources for your studies! Over the coming year we will publish a new blog on the last Friday of the month (a bit like a payday bonus!). Each blog will focus on a different resource, or selection of […]

  • Do you need classroom materials for your teaching placement?

    It may be early in the term but if you are working with children and you are looking for materials to take to your placement/setting for use in the classroom you may want to check out the Education Resource Collection. The collection contains a range of materials from books (fiction and non-fiction), posters, games, dvds, […]

  • Woodlands Library drop-in Tuesday 30th April

    Drop in and see us at the Woodlands Library Open Day on Tuesday 30th April  between 12 and 2:30pm. You can meet representatives from Learning Services, Student Services and the Students’ Union. Advice will be available on student finance, off campus support and how to access University IT via your phone, tablet or laptop. You […]

  • Can’t find the book you’re after? We’re here to help…

    What do you do when all the copies of that essential book are out on loan and you don’t have the time to wait for a reservation to come in? Well, don’t panic, there are several things you can do to find other books which may be equally as valuable. If you search for the […]

  • World Book Day: a celebration of children’s reading

    Today is World Book Day, an international celebration of books and reading which is held in over 100 countries. In Britain, World Book Day aims to promote reading to children and to provide them with an opportunity to own their own books. In schools all over the country today special £1 book tokens will be […]

  • Started to think about your reading list?

    Wondering where to find information for your first assignment? A good starting point is your reading list. All the items on your reading list have been chosen by your tutors and they work closely with Learning Services so that the books and journals are available for you to use. What’s more we’ve made it easy […]