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The reading list rollover cometh

Do you manage an online reading list (or several)?  If so, then this post is for you! The end of year reading list rollover is fast approaching.  All reading lists will roll over to show as current lists for the

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Wave goodbye to earlier editions of Pharmacy ebooks from Elsevier Elibrary

On 31 August, a major update will affect the Elsevier Elibrary platform, which offers a range of the key pharmacy, pharmaceutical science and biomedical science textbooks available through your subject pages. The older editions of many of the textbooks currently

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Graduating? Congratulations (just please pay your library charges before you go)!

If you are graduating and getting ready to move on to bigger and brighter things even than university life (congratulations, by the way!), please could you check that you do not owe the University any money before you finally leave? 

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VLeBooks platform migration (July-August 2019)

The VLeBooks platform is to be migrated to a new online reader during the week beginning 29th July 2019.  This collection currently comprises 29 ebooks, and includes any ebook titles ordered from Askews & Holts. Notes stored in the current

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Westlaw is changing

Westlaw is changing.  On Monday 5 August 2019, the Westlaw interface will change completely.  An early look by our Law subject team has suggested that there will be: Changes we are happy to see You will be able to highlight

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Book recalls over the Summer Vacation (14th June – 19th Sept 2019)

From Friday 14th June, no recall notices will be sent out. This means that from this date, you will not receive emails asking you to return a book you have on loan if someone else has reserved it.

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Maths Café is closed now for the Summer!

Maths Café has closed for the Summer!  They will return from 16 September bringing you daily Maths (and weekly statistics, logistics and operational research) support. While library staff are happy to help you find books, ebooks and other resources that

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PsycINFO update (4 June 2019)

Our main Psychology resource, PsycINFO, is scheduled for a major update, expected to go live on Tuesday 4 June 2019.  This “reload” will implement the latest APA thesaurus tool.  Medical subject headings will be added as a search field and

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Happy National Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia!

Happy National Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia!  (Someone really should come up with a catchier name).  May 17th was chosen to celebrate gender and sexual diversity after the WHO declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder on 17 May 1990. 

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Closure and re-carpeting of Library Area 1A (10-31 June 2019)

We are continually working to refurbish the Library so that it is as pleasant a place to work in as possible.  The next stage of this work is to replace the carpet in Area 1A on the first floor of

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