Tag Archives: books

Bit chilly, isn’t it?

This time of year resounds with sharply indrawn breaths, chattering teeth, and cries of “it’s a bit chilly!”. I for one struggle to drag myself from my warm bed, and the walk to work is an exercise in determination. We … Continue reading

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I can read speech bubbles!

Graphic Novels have never really been my thing. I read Tintin and Asterix when I was a kid (still do, on occasion), but that was about it. I’ve always liked the idea of being able to create my owm images when reading, … Continue reading

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It’s not rocket science. But also, it is.

We liaison librarians are always on the lookout for things we can add to the library to help our students develop autonomously within their subject: readings and projects that might help to develop your love of your subject while providing … Continue reading

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Good karma

In the library, we love the beginning of the year. After a couple of months of silence, the library comes alive again (sometimes a bit too alive, but that’s a topic for another day…) Everyone’s still enthusiastic about their courses, … Continue reading

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Vocabulary, jargon, and keeping up

It’s the beginning of a new course. You go to class, listen carefully, take notes – and still half of what is said makes no sense. Every field of study or interest has it’s own vocabulary. I’m a knitter, and … Continue reading

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Board games for the bookish

Ever wondered what was missing from your bookshelves full of your favourite classics?  Well look no further… Flavorwire give you the ultimate top 10 literary based board games to wile away a quiet evening.  My particular favourite is the one … Continue reading

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Summer reads

CPIT library have an impressive and varied collection of current fiction and with many new additions to the collection this month there is something for everyone:    Moore, A. (2012). The Lighthouse Futh, middle-aged and recently separated, stands on the outer deck … Continue reading

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