Food for thought

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

    A perfect theme for the first month of Spring- this month we grow! The National Year of Reading blog post for Grow is full of great ideas, and asks some great questions like: How has your reading changed as you grow? Does your reading help you to grow? Speaking of questions, look out for displays ...

eReading trends

Monday, July 9th, 2012

  This infographic is from the US. But what about you? do you read ebooks? and if so, what do you read on? and why do you read?   Celebrate the National Year of Reading!

Top 10 free ebook websites

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

from Top Sites Blog, this useful list: A list of "top 10 best free libraries to read and download ebooks for free. All these websites are ads free and most of them don’t require registration". 1. Internet Archive: the largest digital library to download free ebooks. 2. Project Gutenberg: offers over ...

Escape eBook challenge escapees

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

You may remember our Escape eBook challenge that we held recently? We had 83 posts in total, and the last post rather nicely finished with "However the book he picked up was a scrapbook - it was empty and as he drifted into the pages of white he ...

Audio books: listen!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

I read this article from The Guardian over the weekend called - 'Why reading aloud a book seems so much better' If you want to hear a book read out aloud, why not try a great audio book database that we subscribe to called Naxos Spoken Word Library. Naxos Spoken Word Library ...

New: Routledge Online

Monday, February 13th, 2012

A new Library subscription for 2012 - Routledge Online. Encyclopedias, handbooks and other ebooks covering: Religion, Politics, Music, Sociology, Philosophy, Education, Media, History, Literature. Access these encyclopedias and eBooks online anytime. How do I find 'Routledge Online' ? From the databases (journals, articles) page, select 'Routledge Online' from the 'R' link in the A-Z list OR You will just find these resources included in ...

Cyberbullying: New eBooks

Friday, October 28th, 2011

The library is pleased to announce ebrary have added some new cyberbullying eBooks into our electronic collection. New titles include: Cyberbullying: Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World. By Vanessa Rogers. Banishing Bullying Behavior: Exploring the Culture of Pain, Rage and Revenge. By ...

informaworld is now Taylor and Francis Online

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Taylor & Francis Online has been launched today! Taylor and Francis Online replaces access to the journals and reference works currently on informaworld. There will be redirects in place from informaworld to Taylor and Francis Online

Open 24 hours…eJournals, eBooks and more

Monday, November 29th, 2010

You can access eJournals and eBooks any time you are on the web - they never close! We have approx. 64,000 eBooks 53,800 eJournals You may be taking a break between semesters, but don't forget you can access loads of electronic resources (eBooks, eJournals and databases) whenever you are on the Internet. If you accessing ...

Using EBL, having problems downloading Adobe Digital Editions?

Monday, November 15th, 2010

EBL- eBook Library is one of the Library's eBook collections. In order to download and read EBL ebooks offline, you must first have Adobe Digital Editions installed. If you have a problem downloading Adobe Digital Editions- try this workaround. Windows solutions: Uninstall previous versions of Digital Editions for Windows You must have administrator ...