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Current issue

Michaelmas 2 2020

  • Recalls
  • Winter craft
  • Jigsaws
  • International newspapers
  • Opening hours in the vacation
  • Academic Skills support: WolfWorks in Lent, Virtual Shut Up and Write, 24/7 skills support
  • Thank you
  • Goodbye from Meg


Back issues

8 October 2020

Using the Library

  • Welcome (back) videos
  • Need a Book?
  • Study space in the library
  • Wellbeing Collection

Academic Support

  • WolfWorks Workshops
  • Virtual Shut Up and Write
  • Academic Writing Support
  • 24/7 Skills Support on LibGuide

Contact Us

Easter 2020

26 May

Special issue:

  • What are you reading? WCSA committee share their favourite books


  •  WolfWorks - Finishing off a long document in Word
  • e-resources A-Z
  • Virtual Shut Up and Write
  • LibGuide Skills Support
  • Library Wellbeing
  • Keeping in touch


5 May

  • WolfWorks - avoiding digital distractions and creating an online profile
  • eresources A-Z so far: A-J
  • Shut Up and Write new times
  • Daily Office Hours
  • Writing Support
  • Requesting e-books
  • Academic Skills
  • Well Being
  • Keeping in Touch


21 April 

  • e-resources A-Z
  • Revision tips
  • WolfWorks: time management
  • Shut Up and Write new times
  • Daily Office Hours
  • Writing Support
  • Requesting e-books
  • Academic Skills
  • Keeping in Touch


15 April 2020


  • Daily Office Hours
  • Shut Up and Write Online
  • Remote Working
  • Writing Support
  • WolfWorks
  • Last Chance for Visualise Your Bibliography
  • 24/7 Skills Support
  • Well Being


7 April 2020


  • Keeping in Touch
  • Remote Access to Eresources
  • Print Resources
  • Shut Up and Write Online
  • Visualise Your Bibliography
  • New Guide on Working Remotely
  • Well Being
  • Using the Library at a Distance






What's on

Pottery: In the manner of Exekias

Humanities Society - Commemorating War Dead in Ancient Athens from Homer to Thucydides

26/01/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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Virtual Shut Up and Write Sessions Lent 2021

27/01/2021 at 13.00

Up your writing game wherever you are! Virtual Shut Up and Write sessions are quiet times to write in a distraction-free environment. Protect your writing time and maintain an online community with other Wolfson students. Think of it as your writing oasis!

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WolfWorks Plus: Keeping up to date with the latest research

27/01/2021 at 19.00

Tips and tools to help push new and relevant research your way

Svetlana Dourassoff

Green Society - Can Fashion be Sustainable?

28/01/2021 at 18.00

In addition to making Wolfson greener, the Green Society organises fortnightly talks about a wide range of green issues (hosted as zoom webinars) during term time.


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WolfWorks for undergraduates: Writing Essays in the Social Sciences

28/01/2021 at 19.00

This workshop is a great opportunity to reflect on the demands and processes of university essay writing.