#LibraryAtoZ – Finish off in style!

It’s Friday already (yaaay!) and we promised you help with finishing your assignment, so here goes with our 5 steps to success … Step 1 – Remind yourself.   Take time to read through the assessment criteria, guidance and your own notes.  Focus on what you need to do so that you don’t waste time … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Finish off in style!”

#LibraryAtoZ – Digging into Databases

There’s something for everyone! If you’re looking to take your research up a notch then you need to take a look at the specialist databases we offer.   What are they? These are usually collections of resources linked to a particular subject and they can give you access to a treasure trove of additional material … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Digging into Databases”

#LibraryAtoZ – C is for Critical

For our third post this week we’ll help you with the next stage in your awesome assignment.  You’ve made a perfect plan and rocked your research, now’s the time to be critical. What it is, and what it isn’t!  Let’s start with what it’s not.  Being critical in academic writing doesn’t mean negative criticism, for … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – C is for Critical”

#LibraryAtoZ – Books and more …

Welcome to Day 2 of our new blog series. Yesterday we looked at getting started with your plan for assignment success.  The next step is to identify appropriate and relevant evidence or research to help you answer the assignment question. What kind of information do I need? There is so much available it can feel overwhelming … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Books and more …”

#LibraryAtoZ – Assignments

Marvellous Monday Morning everyone!   Today we’re launching our targeted support for students who are completing work over the summer or preparing for a fresh start in the autumn.  We can help you to Succeed@Tees with advice, online tutorials and resources.  You can also look out for the #LibraryAtoZ posts on @TeesUniLib social media. So … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Assignments”


If you follow our Tees Uni Lib Twitter account you’ve probably spotted the new series of  #LibraryAtoZ tweets. From Monday we’ll also be posting a blend of targeted support here on Library Life. Whether you are thinking ahead to a new start in September or working on assignments over the summer, we’ve got you covered!   … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ”

Time management – Thursday tips

Regular followers of our blog will realise this post is late !   So, in a change to the plan, let’s look at time management hints and tips … Time is a valuable resource so approach it with the same care and effort you would use to manage your money or your career.   Prioritise … Continue reading “Time management – Thursday tips”

Referencing- Last minute checks!

We get a lot of referencing questions through our Learning Hub and in tutorials.  Unsurprisingly, recent enquiries have included more examples of online resources. So here are some quick  Thursday tips for those of you working hard to finish assignments.   Cite Them Right Don’t forget that you have online access to Cite Them Right. … Continue reading “Referencing- Last minute checks!”