Author Archives: David F. Porter

The British Standards Institution are adding a new security feature to their documents

What’s happening to BSI documents?The British Standards Institution (BSI) is improving the digital security of it’s documents.To do this it is adding an extra layer of security to the documents it provides access to.The BSI will be introducing a new … Continue reading

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Are you brave enough to tackle the Big Read Challenge 2020?

The Library is running a Big Read Challenge and we hope we can encourage as many members of the College community to join in and read. At the heart of the challenge is the hope that the perception some people … Continue reading

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The initial perception of a bibliographic work should not be made based on the aesthetic of the exterior.

The Library received numerous postive comments from readers about how much they had enjoyed the blind date with a book and the idea for the next display planned to maintain the popularity of this idea. One reader stated “I have … Continue reading

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Looking for love, will settle for text.

The general premise of this library promotion is simple, you can find love in the most unlikely of places and we wanted our readers to take a leap of faith and borrow a book without any idea what they are … Continue reading

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Academic Liaison Librarians

Do you : Need help with where to start researching for your assignment? Require advice on finding the books and journal articles you need for your research? Want assistance searching for information using electronic resources? Find yourself stumped by referencing? … Continue reading

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Staffed Library hours (Term-time)

  David Hockney Library (2F-Lib) Trinity Green Library (1.29) Monday 8.30am to 7.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm Tuesday 8.30am to 7.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm Wednesday 8.30am to 7.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm Thursday 8.30am to 7.00pm 10.00am to 4.00pm Friday 8.30am to … Continue reading

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The pleasure of reading

It may not have escaped the notice of students and staff that a number of exciting changes have taken place to the College’s Library’s over the past few months and one of the key areas which has been focussed on … Continue reading

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Have you ever been to Emerald World?

Emerald Insight is our Business and Management-related database which also covers Accounting & Finance, Economics, Education, Engineering, Health & Social Care, HR, Marketing, Public Policy, Sociology, and Tourism & Hospitality.  You may have used it already if you use Discover … Continue reading

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Bradford College Big Read – Winners

Students and staff at Bradford College have been doing a lot of extra reading over the past 6 months. 158 took part in the Bradford College Big Read. Quite a number confessed they didn’t like reading but then got hooked. … Continue reading

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Bradford College Big Read 2016

Reading has never been so rewarding with prizes for meeting the challenge of reading six books in six months (January – June 2016). Continue reading

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