An array of floppy disks

What are your options for saving files? From the Hard Drive to the Cloud – an introduction to storage and back-up

It wasn’t long ago that file storage options were limited to your PC’s minuscule hard drive or, if you could manage to keep files under 1.44MB in size, the legendary floppy disk. Then along came rewritable CDs, and subsequently DVDs, which massively expanded the potential of external storage and back-up to 700MB and 4.7GB respectively. But as…

Booking a PC or Meeting Room at SHU

There are many options available for staff and students to book spaces across campuses: Book a computer, group booth or meeting room at the libraries: https://mypcbookings.shu.ac.uk/cire/login.aspx Book a room across campuses: https://resourcebooker.shu.ac.uk/ If you have any specific requirements for a room booking (HUBS specifically) call the SHU student union on 0114 225 4111 to discuss…

Getting the most out of The Library Gateway

When faced with a daunting assignment most students automatically open the web browser and start tapping away in search engines in the hope they stumble across some useful information or articles…. But is what you find really good enough for your assignments? Do you know how to structure your searches to find the best information?…