Easter Opening Hours April, 2017

We are open over Easter, but not every day. Remember that you can renew and reserve online as normal. Please note that Hinckley campus Library is closed on Wednesday 12th April.


New Books Available

Some new books are now available at the Nuneaton campus Library.


Time Management by Kate Williams and Michelle Reid

Gray’s Anatomy For Students 3rd edition by Richard L. Drake, A. Wayne Vogl and Adam W. M. Mitchell

Understanding Social Work: preparing for practice 4th edition by Neil Thompson

Anti-Discriminatory Practice 4th edition by Neil Thompson

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning 6th edition by Graham Hooley, Nigel F. Piercy and Brigitte Nicouland


World Autism Awareness Week 27th March – 2nd April 2017

This week is World Autism Awareness Week. The Library has a range of resources to help people learn about this condition, and how to support those with it. We have Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder related books, E-books, documentaries and ClickView videos available. Find a selection of these titles below.


I’m Not Naughty-I’m Autistic: Jodi’s Journey by Jean Shaw

The A Word (ClickView Video)

Autism: The Facts by Simon Baron-Cohen

Autism Spectrum Disorders Through The Life Span (E-book)By Digby Tantam

Awakened By Autism: embracing autism, self and hope for a new world by Andrea Libutti

Autism In The Early Years: A Practical Guide by Val Cumine, Julia Leach and Gill Stevenson

Autism and Me  (DVD) Directed by Rory Hoy

100 Questions and Answers About Autism: expert advice from a physician/parent caregiver by Campion Quinn

The Reason I Jump: one boy’s voice from the silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida

Autism: understanding the disorder by Gary Mesibov



Click here to find all our Autism resources.






New Books and DVDs Available


We have some new books and DVDs available for you to borrow.


Advanced Biology 2nd edition by Michael Kent

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 12th edition by Anne Waugh and Allison Grant

Advanced Biology For You 2nd edition by Gareth Williams

The Accountant – An accountant gets caught up in a cover up involving millions of dollars. Directed by Gavin O’Connor. Starring Ben Affleck.

The Light Between Oceans – A couple who live in a lighthouse keep a baby they find washed up following a shipwreck. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. Starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.

Arrival – A scientist must make contact with an alien race who have arrived on Earth. Directed by Dennis Villeneuve. Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.


Books can be borrowed for three weeks. DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew items three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.




New Books Available

The following books are now available to borrow from the Nuneaton and Hinckley campus libraries.


Global Content Marketing by Pam Didner

The Future of Marketing by Nick Johnson

Planning Your Dissertation by Kate Williams

100 Diagrams That Changed The World  by Scott Christianson

Reading and Making Notes 2nd edition by Jeanne Godfrey

Reflective Writing by Jane Spiro, Kate Williams and Mary Wooliams

Planning Your Essay 2nd edition by Janet Godwin

An Introduction To Human Molecular Genetics: mechanisms of inherited diseases 2nd edition by Jack J. Pasternak

Report Writing by Michelle Reid

Getting Critical 2nd edition by Kate Williams

Posters and Presentations by Emily Bethall

Time Management by Kate Williams and Michelle Reid

Armstrong’s Handbook Of Human Resource Management Practice 14th edition by Michael Armstrong and Stephen Taylor


New Books Available

Some new books are now available at the Hinckley and Nuneaton campus libraries.


Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan

Metric Pattern Cutting For Women’s Wear 6th edition by Winifred Aldrich

Master Shots 2nd edition by Christopher Kenworthy

Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus: modern photography explained by Jackie Higgins

The Future Of The Image by Jacques Ranciere

Interaction Of Color: 50th Anniversary edition by Josef Albers

Alternative Photography Processes: crafting handmade images by Brady Wilks

Pattern Cutting For Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear by Ann Haggar

Pattern Cutting For Women’s Tailored Jackets: classic and contemporary by Winifred Aldrich

Brilliant Writing Tips For Students by Julia Copus

Illustration Now! Portraits Edited by Julius Wiedemann

Marketing Strategy For The Creative And Cultural Industries by Bonita M. Kolb

Sport Consumer Behaviour : marketing strategies by Daniel C. Funk, Kostas Alexandris and Heath McDonald

Human Resource Management At Work 6th edition by Mick Marchington, Adrian Wilkinson, Rory Donnelly and Anastasia Kynighou

Classroom Tales: using storytelling to build emotional, social and academic skills across the primary curriculum by Jennifer M. Fox Eades

An Introduction To Human Resource Management 3rd edition by Nick Wilton

Studying Human Resource Management 2nd edition edited by Stephen Taylor and Carol Woodhams

Management and Organisational Behaviour by 11th edition by Laurie J. Mullins with Gill Christy



International Women’s Day – 8th March 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. The Library has plenty of novels(fiction and non fiction) and films written and directed by women. We also have film adaptations, books and documentaries about some of them too. Come in and have a browse.

Fiction may be borrowed for three weeks and DVDs for one week. You can renew your items three times, unless they’ve been reserved by someone else.

Here are just a few of the female authors and directors available; give their names a click to see which of their titles we have available in the Library.

Jane Austen

Helen Fielding

Kathryn Bigalow

Daphne Du Maurier

Louisa May Alcott

Malala Yousafzai

J.K. Rowling

Virginia Andrews

Enid Blyton

Diana Gabaldon

The Bronte Sisters

Dodie Smith

Stephanie Meyer

Anne Fontaine

Sharon Maguire

George Eliot







New DVDs Available

miss-peregrines-home-dvd-scannedSome new DVDs are now available from the Nuneaton campus Library.

The Magnificent Seven – A town hires seven outlaws to help protect them. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.

Inferno – Robert Langdon(Tom Hanks)wakes up in an Italian hospital and finds himself the target of a manhunt. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

Deepwater Horizon – Film about the real life Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster. Directed by Peter Berg. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell.

Bridget Jones’s Baby – Bridget discovers she is pregnant, but who is the father? Mark Darcy or Jack? Directed by Sharon Maguire. Starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey.

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children – Children with extraordinary powers must fight to save their world. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Eva Green.


DVDs may be borrowed for one week. You can renew them three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

New Books Available

Some new books are now available to borrow from the Library.




Leading In Early Childhood by Geraldine Davis and Gemma Ryder

Once Upon A Time: A Short History of the Fairytale by Maria Warner

Contemporary Childhood by Sean MacBlain, Jill Dunn and Ian Luke

The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault

Weber: A Short Introduction by Gianfranco Poggi

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairytales by Bruno Bettelheim

Learning Theories In Childhood 2nd edition by Colette Gray and Sean MacBlain

Influenza and Public Health: Learning From Past Pandemics Edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick and Susan Craddock

Research Methods For Nurses and Midwives: Theory and Practice by Merryl Harvey and Lucy Land

Encouraging Physical Development Through Movement-Play by Carol Archer and Iram Sira

Early Years Placements: A Critical Guide To Outstanding Work-Based Learning by Jackie Musgrave and Nicola Stobbs

The Child In Society by Hazel R. Wright

Childhood In Society For The Early Years 3rd edition by Rory McDowall Clark


Human Resource Management: In Organisations 2nd edition by Izabela Robinson

My Name Is Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins


Books can be borrowed for up to three weeks. You can renew loans three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.


Introducing James Patterson’s Bookshots

james-patterson-book-shotsThe Library has just bought several books from this new collection.

The books are quick reads, covering a range of genres; many of the stories are written by James Patterson himself. These literally only take a few hours to read; ideal for a bus or train trip, and for encouraging reading among less confident readers.

Are you taking part in The Reading Ahead challenge? Pick up some of these books to read for that.

Click here to see a full list of available titles.

Come and pick one up today, and spread the word! Happy reading!