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Bookshelf News Resources, events, book reviews + info from HNC Library January-February 2014


statistics websites, professional and academic collections. You are sure to find Online Research easier with us than Google or Wikipedia. 

Showcase Journals/Magazines – with over 40 academic, profession and A-level focused subject specific magazines and journals. Use these for reference and research material and we guarantee you better marks!

Book Reviews – do you have a favourite book you would like everyone to read? Read on to find out how we can be supporting your favourite author!

Library Events – we aren’t completely against noise – especially if it’s connected with an event that we are holding. Find out what we have planned so you don’t miss out!

Did you know?/Top Tips – where we reveal and announce new, interesting features, services or resources that can benefit your studies or enhance your student life at college.

HNC Library may to some of you just be a room full of books but we offer so many different resources and services (online as well as in-house) to help you study Hello everyone and welcome to HNC Library’s first ever Library Newsletter. Here to update you on:  

well, work hard, pass your exams with flying colours and achieve top marks in all your course work.

New books – fiction, non-fiction, biography or Graphic – your request may have just been met!

Just visit our area on Moodle to see how much there is

Showcase Online Resources – with over 35 links to databases, journal archive, facts and

available. Just click on Library or use drop down links.

about us that you perhaps don’t know or realize is

HNC Library – We are much more than just a room full of books.

What’s on @ HNC Library What’s been and gone January 2014 Events: “Just Click” Online Research Festival 10 days. 10 different online resources. 10 ways to improve your Online Research, find better research material and increase your marks! All free promotional posters including login details are still available. Just ask at the counter or arrange a 1-2-1 show and tell session at your own convenience.

New Books Available from 1st January 2014: Alphabetical: every letter tells a story by Michael Rosen *Lady of the Shades by Darren Shan* Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri Seven Nights in Zaragoza by Karen Gillece She is not invisible by Marcus Sedgewick Swimming home by Deborah Levy Traitor’s Pit by V M Whitworth Luminaries by Eleanor Catton Harvest by Jim Crace Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin Man who forgot his wife by John O’Farrell Red Rock by Kate Kelly Grand Theft Childhood: the surprising truth about violent

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Love Your Libraries Week 3 -7 of February Saturday 8th February is National Libraries Day so in honour of this celebration of all the great things Libraries do we are hosting a special Writing Competition (see Moodle, Twitter + emails for details). Write a love note to Libraries and hang it on our Love Libraries Line in Canteen during the week.

video games by Lawrence Kutner Self-Harm and Suicide by Cara Acred Understanding Alcohol by Cara Acred War and Conflict by Cara Acred Psychology AS AQA Companion by Mike Cardwell Psychology A2 AQA Companion by Mike Cardwell

If there is a book or series you would like in or to recommend please let us know - we will try out best to fulfill any book requests when we can.

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*Online Resource of the Month:*

Book Review

Marketline Advantage

Lady of the Shades by Darren Shan Student, Jamie Fiander, nominated this book as Book of the Month for October 2013. Jamie says: "It’s a great book with an unexpected twist and ending." Now available in Fiction section – find under FICSHA.

If you would like to nominate a book review to feature in our monthly Bookshelf newsletter please email Rebecca




at with the title of the book, the authors full name and no more than a small paragraph on why you liked it and why you think

According to Marketline Advantage: The United Kingdom accounts for 18.7% of the European chocolate confectionery market value. Germany accounts for a further 18.1% of the European market. You can use this data and other great info on specific industry sectors, company profiles, geographical studies, case studies, financial deals, SWOT analysis and other detailed reports. All regularly updated and available 24-7! Access it via: Log into Moodle, Hover your mouse over Library, Selecting Online Resources, Using the quick jump links - select Business/Economics, Find the link for Marketline Advantage with brief info and any log in details required.

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The Online Library Catalogue doesn’t just allow you to search for books and resources but you can also submit book reviews, give star ratings + check your reader record.

Top Tips – Did you know? Rebecca Wilson, the College Librarian is available upon request to give you 1-2-1 support with research, referencing, EPQ and even demonstrations of any of our 40+ Online Resources including the Online Library Catalogue – one-stop-shop for any research or query.

HNC Library “We are more than just a room full of books.” Rebecca Wilson College Librarian Twitter: @HNCLib


Find more info about our services and resources by visiting our area on Moodle. Where you will find: Library News + Discussion Forum. Services + Resources Guides, Online Library Catalogue, Online Resources, Goodreads shelf, Book Reviews, Photo Albums + more

Bookshelf News Jan-Feb 2014  

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