Author: David Bennett

Where’s your space? Take our quiz and find out!

The Library offers many different study environments to suit you in whatever way you would like to study today.  Take this very brief quiz to help you find the best place in the library for what you want to do

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Getting away from it all: introducing 3rd Space

3rd Space is a study space set apart from the main library on the first floor of the Students’ Union building.  This cathedral stands as a monument to chilled out study, group work and mind-broadening discussions.  The quirky indoor beach

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Room service

You can book both the library meeting room or any of our eight group study rooms up to two weeks in advance through the library website or by using the room booking kiosk you can find just outside of the

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Buy, sell and swap books for free online

There are many online second-hand booksellers, including AbeBooks and Amazon Marketplace but did you know you can also bring, sell, swap and buy pre-loved textbooks with other students (and without the service charge!) on the Library’s Book sell and swap

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Learning is better with friends

The ground, first and part of the second floor, outside of the Individual Silent Study zone marked by its purple pull-up banners, is given over to social learning. You can study here on your own or with friends. You can

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Happy Bi Visibility Day!

Happy Bi Visibility Day everybody!   Today we celebrate the full diversity of folk. Studies show that sexual diversity and fluidity is normal and widespread but that those who love both men and women feel they must hide their diversity

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Introducing the Individual Silent Study Zone

The Individual Silent Study zone forms part of the second (top) floor of the library.  Its entrances are marked by purple pull-up banners.  In this zone, talking is not allowed, electronic devices have to be switched to silent mode, and

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Library open 24/7

The Library is now open 24/7 until the Summer Vacation, except for a few days over the Christmas/New Year period (to be confirmed nearer the time). Please plan your study: you are a long time at university and you want to still be

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Shelfmark fishing challenge – we have a winner!

After two days of determined angling, we have a confirmed winner with a formidable top score of 3948!  Congratulations to Daniel Kelly who managed to beat tremendously stiff competition to win the Amazon Echo Show 5.  We hope you all had

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At last – the café re-opens!

The café is open again this week! Head past the Library Help Desk and round the bottom of the wooden staircase in the Library Atrium, and you will find the Library Coffee Shop.  Here you can buy a variety of

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