With exam period approaching, we know you are all working hard to get good achievements. BCU Library has so much to offer you to help you to get through this time. There are a huge amount of resources for you to explore and make good use of. In addition, we have also created some resources and activities to improve your own wellbeing.
Come to one of our "How to" sessions to do some fun craft activities or even just to have a chat. Staff from the BCU Mental Health Team will be joining us on both days too.
10:00 to 14:00 on Wednesday, 19 April at Curzon Foyer
10:00 to 14:00 on Thursday, 20 April at Seacole Atrium.
There is no need to book, just drop in.
We have a growing collection of books to help you relax and stay healthy. Whether you want to improve your mental health, live a healthier lifestyle, or find a new hobby, the collection has something for everyone.
Our professional and confidential Enablement and Wellbeing services can support your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, helping you to study more effectively. They include:
Whether you need support with finding resources, referencing, or need some guidance in using the library, we're happy to help. Contact us via 24/7 chat, email, text, or view our FAQs.
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With access to millions of resources, sometimes the library can seem like an intimidating place. Our specialist Librarians are here to help you make sense of it all by providing in-depth guidance and support in your chosen subject area. Specialist librarians offer tutorials either face-to-face or online (via MS Teams). Book a Tutorial
Want some extra support with your study skills? Check out our student support resources covering areas including academic writing, presentation skills, time management, dealing with stress, getting the best out of supervisions and much more. Search on library catalogue to find our large collection.
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Useful contacts and webpages:
Mental Health and Wellbeing Team
Centre for Academic Success Website
Preparing for Open Book Exams - Tuesday 21 March (12pm to 1pm)
Using and Citing Sources - Wednesday 22 March (12pm to 1pm)
Academic Support Cafe - Wednesday 22 March
Smart Revision Habits - Thursday 23 March (12pm to 1pm)
Using Feedback to Prepare for Exams Thursday 23 March (12pm to 1pm)
Centre for Academic Succes Student Resources - Study Guides - Study Skills. This includes notes on reading techniques, research skills, mind maps and examination techniques.
Monday 20 March - 10am to 2pm Seacole Atrium
Tuesday 21 March - 10am to 12pm above Starbucks, Seacole Building
Wednesday 22 March - 10:30am to 11:30am above Starbucks, Seacole Building
Thursday 23 March - 10:30am to 11:30am above Starbucks, Seacole Building
Referencing drop in Question and Answers
Friday 24 March - 12pm to 2pm online
We hope we have everything here to help you to get help. We are constantly seeking help to improve our service, if you have any ideas or suggestions, please leave us your feedback relating to our 'How to' events.
How to Events are organised by Library and Learning Resources staff. These events run for a week each month during term time on a range of topics that will help you to use both the library services and resources effectively. The topics range from getting started using the library, to using ebooks and preparing for exams. Suggestions for future events are always welcome you can leave your thoughts here: Add a suggestion