Category Archives: events

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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Library services update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated May 4 2020 With additional measures in place to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Library building is now closed. The following Library services are available remotely: Library building The Library building is now closed to Library … Continue reading

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Book student Group Study Spaces online

Following student requests and consultation with SSLCs, the Library has converted its bookable workrooms from a sign-up sheet system to an online system, managed by Timetabling. This will be run as a trial throughout Semester 2 to gauge its effectiveness … Continue reading

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Study spaces for revision and exams

Please be considerate to your fellow students during the revision period by keeping noise to a minimum on the Library’s quiet floors (Levels 1, 3 and 4) and maintaining silence on Level 5. Don’t forget we also have our newer … Continue reading

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Reduced Library services on Monday 16 December

Library staff are taking part in an ‘Away Day’ training event on Monday 16 December. We will be maintaining a minimal service from the Library’s Issue Desk. If you require support from Information and Subject Librarians from the Subject Floors … Continue reading

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While You Were Away: New Working With Data Curriculum

This is the third in a series of posts highlighting key Library developments ‘while you were away’ over the summer. Research services: Opening up, promoting and preserving the University’s research Our Library Research Services team have been busy this summer, … Continue reading

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While You Were Away: Library Space Upgrades

This is the first post in a series highlighting major Library developments that happened ‘while you were away’ over the summer. The full report is available here. The 3 most significant space upgrades are as follows: 1.Power update: over the summer … Continue reading

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New Library Display: Well-being books and Black History Month

The Library has set up a new permanent display collection of Well-being and Health books (bought with funds from Widening Participation and the Library).  These are all borrowable and we hope all students and staff will find them interesting and … Continue reading

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Library visit to the University of Jordan and international collaborations

We were fortunate to visit the University of Jordan this summer as part of a library project supporting joint and visiting PhD students. Funded through the Erasmus International Credit Mobility (ICM) scheme and organised through the International Research Office, a … Continue reading

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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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