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Space to breathe

3rd Space – escape your home from home If the Library is fast becoming your home from home, don’t forget that you can also escape to 3rd Space on the first floor of the Students’ Union next door.  The diverse

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Giving you what you want

Judging from feedback in successive NSS surveys, those graduating each year seem to be telling us that after years of student led change building on your suggestions and working to solve challenges that we saw caused you difficulties, we have

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Student led change

Student feedback and suggestions have shaped the library we have now and we love to listen to all you have to say. It’s not just the NSS survey filled out by those about to graduate that we listen to! If

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Not just there to look pretty

Our glass cabinet display isn’t just there to look pretty and stop people falling into the book returns sorter, although it admittedly does both rather well.  You can borrow any of the books in these cabinets.  We just put them behind

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Planned downtime for Ebook Central ebooks, ProQuest ejournals and Oasis

Our largest ebook platform Ebook Central, the ejournals from ProQuest and (for academic staff) the Oasis book ordering platform will all be unavailable while scheduled maintenance takes place on the evening of Saturday 5 January from 5-7 pm.  Further maintenance is

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See you in the new year!

Library staff are heading off to rest and recharge for a few days, starting tomorrow.  We’ll be back on Wednesday 2 January.  Check our holiday opening times from now until 6 January 2019: 24/7 opening restarts from 8am on Monday 7

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Library Christmas opening times now available

Our Christmas opening times are now available both on the Library opening hours page and in the form of pocket sized postcards you can collect and keep from the Library Reception or Welcome Desk.

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Beautiful Bookplates on Display

We have a collection of books on display in the Atrium of the Library which show some of our Rare Books and in particular the beautiful bookplates inside. We have found that we have bookplates in our collection designed by

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Enter the Archive

The University Archive is home to resources dating back to a time before the University was even founded.  If you have an interest in local history or the history of the University, the polytechnic that it was before, and the

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Referencing pop-ups return to the Library Atrium

Starting on Monday 19 November, for two weeks referencing pop-ups will operate in the Library Atrium from 11-12 am, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm, Mondays-Fridays.  Pop in with your referencing conundrums and our dedicated referencing service will be there to

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