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Silent and quiet study during revision and exams

Please be considerate to your fellow students during the revision period by keeping noise to a minimum on the quiet floors (Levels 3 and 4) and maintaining silence on Level 5. Quiet and silent study space is very popular at this time … Continue reading

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Library boosts A-Level pupils’ chances of success

During the inter-semester break and Easter vacation, the Library welcomed sixth form students from local schools to make the most of our fantastic resources and enhance the quality of their research for their Extended Project Qualifications. A total of 130 … Continue reading

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Ongoing maintenance work on level 5

The windows at the front of the Library on level 5 are being replaced. There will be noise and the temperature of the floor will be affected. Estates are making these essential improvements across the Easter vacation period (24 March – 8 … Continue reading

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Digital Skills for Staff: Finding Information and Communicating Online

Develop Yourself and Your Students! This interactive workshop is aimed at staff who teach and support students, and will provide expert guidance and support for the following topics: Searching, Information Gathering Library Scanning Service Library Reading Lists Finding Online Images … Continue reading

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New artwork on Level 2 celebrates University’s history

A new wall display arrived on Level 2 of the Library over the Christmas holiday. We wanted a permanent way to mark the University’s 50th birthday in 2016/2017. Inspired by the iconic cover of The Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely … Continue reading

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JoVE trial access to video articles

The Library currently has a subscription to JoVE Biology, for peer-reviewed scientific video articles – (Journal of Visualized Experiments). Following recent recommendations from students we are running a short trial from 12 February to 2 March for full video content to the … Continue reading

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New 115-Seat Study Space on Library Level 1 in development

A brand new 115-seat study space is currently being developed on Level 1 of the Library. Each individual space will have USB charging and power sockets. The space is expected to open at the start of Semester 1, Autumn 2018. Added … Continue reading

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