E-books – The Seven E’s: A Librarian’s Perspective

E-books are educational, effective, easy-to-use (for the most part), expeditious – and are becoming increasingly essential for teaching and learning. But they can also be exorbitant, exasperating and are sometimes inexplicably unavailable at all. They infuriate librarians but we’d be at a loss without them, particularly in a pandemic. This article gives a Librarian’s view […]

From hopeless to romantic: how to romanticise your degree

romanticise /rə(ʊ)ˈmantɪsʌɪz/ verb: romanticise deal with or describe in an idealized or unrealistic fashion; make (something) seem better or more appealing than it really is. (Oxford Languages) Valentine’s may be over, but that doesn’t mean the romance is dead! Sometimes our degrees can be a source of frustration, anxiety, or just plain boredom. When you’re halfway […]

Try Something New

The University of Warwick is known not just for what it can offer academically, but also its extracurricular activities. Striking a balance can be hard sometimes, but here’s how the University can help maintain a healthy balance between study and leisure… Make the SU your SU   Being a campus university, Warwick is often referred […]

4 Thoughts that you’ve had after an exam

‘What question 8?’ ‘That was so easy! Why did everyone else find it hard?’ ‘I miss the Library.’ ‘What do I do with my life now?’ ‘I can breathe again!’ ‘I failed. My whole life is over.’ We’ve all experienced some of these thoughts catapulting around our head as we leave an exam room. Let’s […]

Is there a Formula for Blues?

The decorations are down and that’s pretty much how you feel after the holidays? Don’t worry, there is still time to change the formula and make January awesome….  By Ana Kedveš A Formula for Blues? December is all about being merry, which isn’t really such a terrible chore, but January headlines call for some serious […]

Thinking of starting a blog?

So you’re thinking of starting a blog. Many questions may be going through your mind: How do I get started? What will I write about? What should I call my blog? Will anyone read it? Do I actually want anyone to read it?! Here are some tips to help get you started… Sometimes starting a […]

Library Life: My week as an Arts student

“Miaow! Lillie Almond, studying a Writing MA.” “Sorry, what was that?” This is the usual start of any conversation in which I introduce my current university course. Allow me to explain… By Lillie Almond   Day 1 I realise it’s a Monday and that this means the start of the week… for most people. My […]

Is sound card better than onboard?

Is sound card better than onboard? To sum up, for most computer users, the onboard audio that comes with the PC is more than enough. However, in certain circumstances, a dedicated sound card is needed to offer higher audio quality. Is onboard sound card good enough? In general, Onboard Audio is plenty good enough for […]

What are the indicators for financial abuse?

What are the indicators for financial abuse? Possible indicators of financial or material abuse Missing personal possessions. Unexplained lack of money or inability to maintain lifestyle. Unexplained withdrawal of funds from accounts. Power of attorney or lasting power of attorney (LPA) being obtained after the person has ceased to have mental capacity. Can you take […]

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