You Said, We Did 2022

Students at laptop

Thank you to all students who completed the Library Services Survey, and congratulations to Sebastian Taylor and Yuqi Wang who each won the £50 vouchers. All your responses and comments are appreciated, and help us to improve our service. Please visit our You Said, We Did padlet to read our answers to some of your questions, and the actions we are taking in response. 

How to see what’s coming up in Canvas

You can use the ‘List view’ on your Canvas Dashboard to see a list of all of your events, assignments and tasks in a linear, itinerary format. You can also add to-do items to your list and even find Zoom links very easily.

Changing to List View

To change your Dashboard view on Canvas to the List view:

  • Select the three dots next to the Search bar
  • Select List view

Take a look at the video below:

World Book Day 2022

Made with Padlet

Ever wondered what your colleagues across GSA are reading? For #worldbookday Library Services have published a Padlet of current reading, with contributions from across Schools and Departments. Thank you to everyone who contributed these fascinating reads. From Greek myth to a tale of war with resonance for the current terrible situation in Ukraine, and from fantasy fiction to feminist art theory, you are bound to find something to whet your intellectual appetite! Check out the Padlet above.

Library Services Survey 2022

Student Survey poster 2022

The Library Services Survey is your chance to tell us in the GSA library how you feel about the collections, facilities, Canvas, and lots of other stuff. The survey is anonymous and only takes about 10 minutes to complete. Your opinion really matters to us!

If you haven’t yet taken part, please complete the survey. As a thank you for taking the time to complete, every entry has the chance to win one of two £50 Cass Art vouchers. To enter simply provide your email address at the end of the survey. Further details are available on the opening page of the survey.  We look forward to your feedback! 

The Library Services team

Tech Tip: MS Word T-Break

MS Word

Following on from our MS Word T-Break sessions, here are some of the topics we covered in a handy tech-tip video.

The video below covers the following topics…

  • Installation
  • Inserting Images
  • Inserting Captions
  • Caption numbering
  • Inserting List of Figures
  • Updating List of Figures
  • Compressing Images
  • Export to PDF

This previous tech-tip video covers using MS Word’s text styles to help create a table of contents and keep your documents organised.

For further help with MS Word, please contact LTHelp@gsa.ac.uk

Tech Tip: Create a Table of Contents using Styles in Microsoft Word

Formatting your written work ahead of a deadline can be difficult, so our newest series of Tech Tips will show you some tips and tricks to help you get your written work ready for submission.

Our first Tech Tip explains how to use Styles to create a Table of Contents automatically in Microsoft Word. It’s a tip that will save you lots of time in the run up to a deadline.

Take a look at the video below for more information. Remember, all GSA students can download Microsoft Word to their personal device – log in at office.com to download.

Christmas Opening Hours and Closure

The Library will be open on Monday the 20th and Tuesday the 21st of December from 9am to 5pm.

The Library will open on Wednesday the 5th of January with non term time opening hours of 9am to 5pm until the 7th of January.

The library will not be open on Saturday the 8th of Sunday the 9th of January and will move back to regular term time hours at 8am on Monday the 10th of January.

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