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Guiding you to wellbeing

When you think of the library, what comes to mind first? Books, bookshelves, quiet spaces and computers? Definitely not guide dogs, right? Well, that’s where you’re wrong, because during the exam period, the library will be home to some very good boys and girls. Now this isn’t just some scheme to get more people into […]

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Struggling to keep motivated with your studies?

Viv Bell, Academic Skills Consultant for Salford Business School gives her insights into keeping yourself motivated. “I am a runner. I run because it’s important for my mental and physical health and my overall aim is to get fit. During my regular morning run there are lots of obstacles in my way like dog poo, […]

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The winner takes it all

…Actually, there are runners-up prizes

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Web browser tips and tricks

Our top tips will help you get the most from your time online.

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Local interest

The Salford Connection: Local leisure reading

Here at Clifford Whitworth HQ, we’ve been thrilled to receive a few special items in the mail recently. No, not Christmas cards, certainly not bills (take that, ‘Blue Monday!’), and definitely not leaflets promising bargain-priced miracle cures. But some outstanding new additions to our Leisure Reading collection, each with a special connection to Salford.  Intrigued? […]

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Discover the power of video learning

Watching videos is one of the most engaging ways to learn.

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Reap rewards with your reading list!

Using your module reading list means no scrambling about in the (proverbial) dark for essential resources. You can find books, e-books, videos, articles, websites, all specially selected by your tutors so you excel at your course, in a single place. Locating the reading list But first, the basics. Where can you find this nifty list? […]

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Microsoft Office – work it like a pro!

Is Microsoft Office having a negative effect on your life? Does formatting your documents in Word give you a headache? Could your PowerPoint presentations look more professional? Perhaps you wonder if you’re using Excel in the most effective way? If you feel less than positive about your Microsoft Office skills, then visit our Microsoft Office courses web page. […]

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Make your studies a little easier – download the library app

We’ve recently launched an app that can help you save time and effort. Our new app puts key library services at your fingertips and can help you keep on track with your studies. Time saving There are two big time-saving benefits with the library app. We’ve selected the services that you need most and grouped […]

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Use the right resources and take your studies to the next level

We provide a wide array of high-quality resources to help make your studies a success. We have a web page that lists our new resources, and generally, as a starting point, we recommend you use Library Search – the gateway to the Library’s information resources in both print and electronic form, including books, journals, newspapers, databases […]