Posted by: P Stolarczuk | May 22, 2008

Online Inter-Library Loan Forms

We have added inter-library loan forms onto our LIS web pages. You can now fill the form in on screen and print it out – though it still has to be taken to a learning centre for processing.

Further details are available at

Please contact me if you have any queries about the service.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | April 3, 2008

EndNote Workshops


Due to a large number of requests for help with EndNote, we are running EndNote workshops each Thursday lunchtimes 1pm-2pm for the next five weeks starting tomorrow (from 2nd April until 1st May) at Harrison Learning Centre. There’s no need to book, just come along if you are interested.

We will also be running InfoBites workshops on Tuesday lunchtimes, please keep an eye on the Information Skills webpages for an up-to-date version of the calendar. If you are a Google Calendar user, you may also wish to add the InfoBites calendar to keep updated with all the InfoBites sessions.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | March 19, 2008

Great JSTOR Videos

I came across these videos on YouTube recently and thought I’d share them with you. They are a great introduction to using JSTOR.

There are many other videos on YouTube, including tutorials for Google Scholar, so it may be a useful resource to keep in mind.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | March 17, 2008

Easter Vacation


The Easter Vacation is here……

If you need to use the Harrison learning centre during the vacation we are open 9.00 -5.00 on Good Friday, Easter Monday and Easter Tuesday. We will be staffed by the security staff so you will be able to study, use books, journals and computers and also issue books using the self-service machines.

A list of all our vacation opening times can be found here.

Have a great Easter and see you all soon.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | February 13, 2008



Do you Facebook? If you do, you can now become a fan at our new University of Wolverhampton Learning Centres Facebook page. Its a great way of keeping up to date with all upcoming events, and its right there in the Facebook you know and love!

So join up as a fan today!

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | February 8, 2008



A new InfoBites session has been set up specifically for HLSS students. On the 20th of February there is a workshop for researching for information in humanities. Places are limited so you will need to book to attend, so don’t hang around!

If there is anything you would particularly like covered contact me.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | January 17, 2008



A full program of InfoBites for semester two are now available on the Information Skills webpage.

There are a wide range of topics covered in these sessions so if you need to brush up on your referencing or just need an introduction to web skills or Endnote, check the program out. There will be additions to the timetable so if there are any more topics that you would like to be covered just email me.

Some of the session are drop in but a few have to be booked due to numbers, make sure you check out the online booking form for details.

If you would like anymore information about Infobites, don’t hesitate to contact me or you can subscribe to WOLF topic – listed under Learning Centres in WOLF.

I hope to see many of you there!

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | January 17, 2008

Study Skills Advisors


As well Assist we also have Study Skills Advisors who you can book an appointment with. One-to-one appointments can be made with the advisors for help and advice about academic writing, note taking, time management, assignment planning and presentation skills.

To view times available for appointments with Learning Centre Study Skills Advisors in Semester 2 just pop over to our website.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | January 15, 2008

Assist – Chat to a librarian

assist-logothumbnail.jpgAs this blog is new I thought I would let you know about assist, you may already know about it ……but if not it could be incredibly useful. You can chat to a University of Wolverhampton librarian online wherever you are – you could be at home, at university or even studying in a coffee shop – anywhere you can access the internet you can chat and get advice!
They can help you with using electronic databases and journals, finding research, or general enquiries about Learning Centres.

Our ASSIST service is available every day to help you from wherever you are.

For more information and to start a chat see here or use the link on the right hand side of the blog.

Posted by: P Stolarczuk | January 15, 2008



Hello and welcome to the all new Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences blog. This blog aims to keep you informed of learning centre news and of new online resources for HLSS. Please let me know what you think by leaving a comment or send me an email. Any questions or suggestions are more than welcome!