Category: Services

Getting your hands on printed library stock at home

In my last post, I explained what you can do if you visit the library building. Since you will probably never want to do that, I wanted to outline how you can get all the same printed resources from the

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Getting started #1: Getting hold of printed books and other things from your library

A cheery hello to all those new students joining us! Welcome to the library blog – a smorgasbord of brief introductions, tips, tricks, news and advice designed to help make your time at university something you will look back fondly

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Why you should love your subject pages

I am answering a lot of enquiries from clients at the moment asking me how they can find better information than they have done through Google Scholar or the Discovery Service. Google Scholar has the nasty habit of showing you

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Lexis UK law database training this February

Love at first cite. With your Student Associate. Become a pro at legal research. Stand out from the crowd. Add to your CV. Training sessions are running at 6 pm every Wednesday this February on Zoom. Book ahead to avoid

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Scheduled Ebook Central downtime

Ebook Central will be temporarily unavailable between 3 – 11 am UK time on Sunday 31 January. Please plan your work accordingly.

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Limited library service interruption (resolved)

Update 26 January 2021 – All library services are now working normally again. If you have been unable to register to place an interlibrary loan, you should now be able to do so.

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Ways your library is making home study easier

Did you know you can get scanned book chapters emailed to you and books posted to your home address? You can also pick up books you’ve requested at the same time as your B&W printing from the entrance area. Check

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Discover Black History in the US one historic document at a time

Discover the slow but inexorable march to freedom for black people in the United States from the slavery abolition movement of the 1790s to the civil rights movements of the 1970s and on into the modern era in the Black

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New Lexis courses

Get Lexis Practical Legal Guidance certified Become a pro at legal research. Stand out from the crowd. Add to your CV. Choose a PSL Certification session and book through Eventbrite here. Become commercially aware Become a more employable pro able

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Christmas (opening times) are coming!

From Saturday 12 December until 3 January, the Library will be operating shorter Christmas vacation opening hours. We will not be open every day over the Christmas period and when we are open, it will be for shorter hours. Things

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