Turning Sands: A Short Story Check out this short story written by one of our very own Library Assistants as part of World Book Night 2022! Mr. Bishop thought it was quite clever of him to put the rocking horse at the front of his shop. Passers-by could catch it moving back and forth and then at last he might get some customers. The last one he remembered was a young lady who … [Read more...]
Men’s Mental Health Awareness
In November the annual international movement, Movember, takes place. Organised by the charity of the same name, Movember aims to raise awareness for men's mental health issues. mentalhealth.org quotes that '[i]n England, around one in eight men has a common mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, panic disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)'. With so … [Read more...]
National Poetry Day 2021 at SGS College LibraryPlus
How do I love my college library? Let me count the ways.I love it to the depth and breadth and heightMy shelf can reach, when reading late at nightTo the ends of chapters, bookmarking my place... National Poetry Day 2021 It's National Poetry Day! Again!? Gosh, didn't that year go fast? Not that we are complaining here at SGS LibraryPlus+, because we love poetry! Every day … [Read more...]
New Academic Year, New Us!
A new academic year has begun. Hooray! Everyone on the SGS College LibraryPlus+ team is super excited to welcome back continuing learners and say hello to new ones for the 2021/2022 Academic Year! So, without further ado... Did you all have an enjoyable summer? We hope so! And are you totally psyched to be back in college?! We know the answer to that is … [Read more...]
The college has a subscription to Jisc, a service which provides learning and research materials for Level 3 courses. You can sign in using your college login details and access a wealth of resources as pictured below. In addition to the main site there are specific pages for journal archives and historical texts. We also have access to the partner catalogue … [Read more...]