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New Library Service Standards We have raised the bar for our already ambitious service standards to ensure we serve you more quickly and fully so that you can get the most from your library service.  Our new service standards are

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Finding your books made simple

Shrinking the library The library can feel like a rather big place when you first arrive. The most frequently asked questions include “Where are the toilets?” and “I need to find these…”, accompanied by the unfolding of a dizzyingly long

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Getting started, getting on or getting stuck? Chat to us!

It’s good to talk, as the BT advert from before our students were born used to say.  You are not expected to be an expert on arrival at university, and all your new friends (those who want to get on

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Borrow a laptop and work the way you want

You want to travel light, work flexibly and sit where there is space.  That’s why as well as logging on to any of our desktop PCs, you can borrow any one of over 400 full-sized, high power laptops with charging

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The new ScienceDirect login explained

Have you tried to log into ScienceDirect only to be thoroughly confused by a maze of impossible options?  You are not alone.  Elsevier has recently introduced a maddeningly unhelpful step to the end of the off-campus login process. The best

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Westlaw is migrating platforms and it’s time to rescue anything you saved to a folder!

On Monday 5 August, Westlaw will move to a new platform.   You will lose all access to the old Westlaw platform on 5 August. Any articles you may have saved to folders on the old Westlaw platform will also be lost on 5 August.  We regret that

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Card printing service makes a temporary move to Spinnaker Sports Centre

We have a lot of new students starting with us very soon, and so to make sure they all get their new student cards when they need them, the card printing service will move from the University Library to the

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Enter the new Westlaw (5 August 2019)

As reported earlier this summer, Westlaw is changing.  While we hope you will enjoy the new interface, if only because you have very little choice in the matter, if you personalise your Westlaw account, there are number of things you

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Update 17 July – The reading list rollover cometh NOT!

Update 17 July 2019 – In light of Curriculum 2019 and subsequent changes to courses and units, we will not roll existing content over to the next academic year.  We will instead archive all 2018/19 reading lists at the end

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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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