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 […]

Talk to the Library – Thursday 4 March 2021 is #UniMentalHealthDay

The Library is an intrinsic part of University life. In supporting all members of the University community (students, staff and alumni), the Library understands the challenges and stresses of the academic environment and how they can impact on mental health and wellbeing. As such, the Library not only provides support through resources, information and facilities, but also through connection and community too. Whilst Libraries are stereotypically known for ‘shushing,’ our Library really likes to talk! So on #UniMentalHealthDay, we’d like to remind you of all […]

3 Ways to Tackle Negative Rumination

Are you an overthinker? Are these ruminations negatively affecting your mental well-being or making it harder to concentrate whilst studying? If this is the case, then you are not alone. After many years of ruminating I have developed three simple ways to tackle my negative rumination, which I would like to share with you, in […]

What Type of Learner Are You?

Many people come to university and realise that the way they used to learn new information in school just does not seem to be efficient at university. It can be a difficult transition and it can seem like you’re starting from square one again. However, knowing the different types of learner you may be can […]

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 […]

Software and study… at home

The Library may not be open physically, but we are certainly here digitally to support you all. Working from home can be challenging, but there is lots of support and software available to ease the transition. A ‘hold’ on print books. Whilst we can’t access the physical library, we need to be maximising the use […]

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