Inside the Library’s Labyrinth #3 – It’s good to know your (Sage and) Onions

This week’s highlighted resource is Sage Research Methods.  It contains information and advice on qualitative and quantitative research methods and how you can use them in your research/writing projects. There is a story about the well-known English idiom ‘to know your onions’ meaning to be knowledgeable about a particular subject.  It postulates that the phrase […]

The Importance of Downtime

Do you struggle to switch off at the end of the day? Are you left with those niggling thoughts telling you that you could have done more? If you are then here are four tips which may help you unwind and enjoy your downtime guilt free. Downtime starts when you close your laptop for the […]

4 tips to take effective lecture notes

Lectures can be a struggle when first starting university, especially frantically making scribbles just trying to keep up! However, it is easy to become a seasoned veteran in note-taking whether you are in lectures or at the University of Warwick Library. This blog is aimed at all who are currently studying an academic subject, regardless […]

How to Create a Study Schedule

We’re now half way through the term and deadlines are probably about to start creeping up. If you hadn’t already, It’s about the right time to develop a study schedule. Not sure where to start? Use these simple tips to help create a study schedule that will last throughout the year… Developing a study schedule […]

The Very Best Revision Apps

Bored with the same old revision techniques? Wish you could be sitting outside in the sun instead of being cooped up in the library with your highlighter? Trying a new revision app could be the answer to both of these questions! Here are the Study Blog’s top three revision apps for this summer… In light […]

What I Wish I Would Have Known

No amount of advice for returning to University is too much – here’s how to make the most out of your second term!… Going into my penultimate term of final year, I often find myself somewhat nostalgic about earlier terms. This article is meant for freshers, first years – who’ll likely be feeling a little […]

How to get ahead this summer without actually studying

Is concern creeping in regarding an unproductive summer, but you’re not quite ready to get into the academic swing? Here are some suggestions on filling your time productively, without having to hit the books… by Laura Primiceri Perhaps your summer currently looks like a long, uninterrupted stretch of freedom – one that gives you an […]

Kirby Corner: What have you achieved this year?

Another academic year over – let’s take a look at what you’ve achieved!  The final Kirby Corner of 2017 gave you an opportunity to look back on your year and take pride in your progress and what you’ve achieved. Ranging from developing cooking skills to a student-run investment portfolio, there was so much to be […]

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