Referencing Focus Week

Does the mention of referencing leave you with brain fog and frustration? Whether you’re a new student just starting out or a seasoned researcher, our informal workshops are packed with practical tips and strategies to help you succeed in your studies.

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Focus on Special Collections

Welcome to our Focus on Special Collections blog! In this blog, we will be looking at what special collections are, and why they are useful for research. what are special collections? Special collections are made up of materials that are stored under controlled conditions, and with controlled access, usually for one or more reasons: As […]

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Bank Holiday weekend opening hours

The May Day Bank holiday weekend is on the way!  The libraries will still open over the Bank Holiday weekend although with a slight reduction in some services, so please read on for information about our opening hours and what will be available during this time. All library service contact details can be found here: […]

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Focus on: Archives of Sexuality and Gender and the LGBT Magazine Archive

Last year, the Library purchased access to two major online resources to support LGBTQ+ Studies – the Archives of Sexuality and Gender and the LGBT Magazine Archive. Both collections contain a wealth of rare but important primary source material, most of which had not previously been available in a digitised format. Here, we take a […]

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Focus on Special Collections

An introduction to the collections Welcome to the first Focus on Special Collections of the new academic year, and to our returning readers, welcome back! This month’s blog is an introduction to our collections, and to special collections in general. So, what are special collections, and what makes them “special?” What is a Special Collection? […]

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Supporting your Exams in 2021

Your library is here to help you succeed during this year’s assessment period. From 26 April we’ll be supporting you in the following ways: Online Support via live chat & email Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, and via email only Sun 12-8pm (chat & email support will be unavailable on the Bank Holidays on 3 & 31 May). […]

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