New library opening times

From January 2015 there will be new library opening times:
Royal Leamington Spa College
Monday – Thursday 08:15 – 20:00
Friday 08:15 – 17:00

Rugby College
Monday & Wednesday 08:15 – 19:30
Tuesday & Thursday 08:15 – 17:00
Friday 08:15 – 16:30

Warwick Trident College
Monday – Tuesday 08:00 – 20:00
Wednesday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:45
Friday 08:00 – 16:15

Moreton Morrell College
Monday & Wednesday 08:30 – 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 – 19:00
Thursday & Friday 08:30 – 17:00

Henley College
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 – 17:30
Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Pershore College
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 08:45 – 17:00
Tuesday & Thursday 08:45 – 19:00

Posted by Steph

Words of the Day – week commencing 17th November 2014

This week’s words have come from Moreton Morrell

Monday: bucolic (adjective) – relating to rural or pastoral life

Tuesday: cerulean – (adjective) – deep blue in colour like the sky

Wednesday: pedagogy (noun) – the profession, science or theory of teaching

Thursday: anthropomorphism (noun) – the attribution of human characteristics or behaviour to a god, animal or object

Friday: passerine (adjective) – relating to the largest order of birds (Passeriformes) – distinguished by having feet adapted for perching – includes all songbirds

bucolicAt Moreton Morrell College there is a bucolic atmosphere. We can see the cerulean sky through the windows and watch the passerine birds hopping by. The teaching staff exercise their pedagogies in the classrooms and we try not to practise anthropomorphism on the animals which live here.

Posted by Anne

Words of the week!

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You may have noticed that the Libraries have a different ‘Word of the Day’ on display each day. Here are this week’s words – did you know these?:

Picture1Opsimath – a person who begins to learn or study late in life

Degust – to taste food or drink carefully, so as to fully appreciate it

Netizen – a habitual or keen user of the Internet

Borborygmus – a rumbling or gurgling noise in the intestines

Omphalos – the centre or hub of something
posted by Sophie

New Search Engine

 

Capture.JPG 3 Check out WolframAlpha .

It’s an “answer engine”

 

A service that answers queries directly based on the search terms rather than providing a list of results.

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A handy tool for those complicated maths calculations too.

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New Human Resource Management E-Book

new equine e book

The 13th edition of this classic title provides the complete resource required for HR practices, as well as essential business needs of practitioners.

Access this e-book by searching the library catalogue via the Search the library catalogue link.

posted by Heidi

Technical problems accessing e-books

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Please be aware that we are experiencing intermittent problems getting access to e-books due to technical problems with our supplier. If you find you are unable to access e-books, please try again later. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.