Monthly archive for January2017

More ‘skills sessions’ at Collegiate as a result of your comments!

More ‘skills sessions’ at Collegiate as a result of your comments!

Great news – you asked for more study skills sessions to be held at Collegiate… As a result of your comments a new academic skills programme is now running at Collegiate which includes Workshops – interactive taught sessions looking at a variety topics including Top ten tips to improve your academic writing…

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Keeping it safe…

Keeping it safe…

You’ve asked us… “can we have a safe where we can put our mobile phones whilst studying in the library (as gadgets can be a distraction for students)” Thanks for your comments – its a great suggestion, we want to do what we can to…

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Overnight prayer room in Adsetts

Overnight prayer room in Adsetts

You’ve said…can a ‘quiet area sign’ be put up near the prayer room in Adsetts library level 4, as sometimes it can get noisy from people waiting outside” We say…yes of course! we have put a sign on the prayer room door. The prayer room in Adsetts is for…

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Printing from a Mac laptop…

Printing from a Mac laptop…

…explained! We’ve received a few questions about how to print from a device other than a fixed library PC. You can print from virtually any device with internet access (so tablets, mobile phones, laptops) using Web print, although file type is currently limited to Excel,…

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New vending machines are coming…

New vending machines are coming…

…which should improve your time in the libraries just that little bit more. You’ve recently told us… ” I went to get a hot drink from the vending machines, I inserted some money but the machine wasn’t working because there wasn’t enough cups. It didn’t return my…

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You’ve asked about microwaves and lockers!

You’ve asked about microwaves and lockers!

Every now and again you ask us to consider getting lockers and a microwave oven for the libraries. Please be assured that we have looked in detail at both these suggestions and we understand that some of you do use the libraries for long periods of time. However we don’t think…

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