Author Archives: Chris Roberts

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Reader Services Librarian, Library Issue Desk, University of Bath

Update for Library members May 2020

As the UK lockdown related to Covid-19 continues and the Library is closed, many borrowers may have concerns about the library books you have in your possession.  Similarly, some of you may have question about your library card/membership as you … Continue reading

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Beware email ‘phishing’ attempts

University of Bath students and staff may be targeted by ‘phishing’ attacks – emails pretending to come from the Library, IT services or other university professional services. We’d like to remind all users of the official advice offered by the … Continue reading

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Library Services over Bank Holiday 26-27 August

Please note that there will be no staffed services on Monday 26 August due to the national Bank Holiday and University holiday on Tuesday 27 August. Security staff will be based at Reception in the Library entrance.  The library building … Continue reading

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Beware of email scams

We have been made aware of attempts to obtain users’ login information via scam emails claiming to come from the Library Issue Desk.  Borrowers are being asked to login to a fake page in order to resolve issues relating to … Continue reading

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Quiet Study Rooms for assessment period now available.

To support student revision during the January assessment period, the University has timetabled a number of study rooms to be available at various times in the coming weeks. You can find all the information about which rooms will be available … Continue reading

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Christmas Vacation Loans

In line with past years, the Library will attempt to automatically extend user loans on library stock from the subject floors so that books can be borrowed during the Christmas vacation period without being due for return between Saturday 8 … Continue reading

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48th Annual UACES Conference & the EU Posters Collection

In 2017, with some help from a Faculty of H&SS Teaching Development Fund grant, the Library and PoLIS jointly purchased a collection of over 140 EU-related posters. Featuring the languages of most European countries, the posters cover a wide range … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Loans 2018

Library books that are borrowed or successfully renewed from Friday 25 May will be issued for the duration of the Summer vacation up until Wednesday 3 October (or the expiry date on your library card if it is sooner). While items can still … Continue reading

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Campus closure from 1pm Thursday

Due to severe winter weather conditions, the University will be closing from 1pm on Thursday 1 March. This means that there will be no staffed services in the Library after 1pm. However, so long as Security staff are based in … Continue reading

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Stay cosy while you study today!

The Library heating system will be working hard to keep the building toasty in this severe wintry weather.  But if you’re finding it a bit chilly around the building while you are studying, please borrow a library blanket for the day. … Continue reading

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