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Fashion revolution week

Fashion Revolution campaigns for ethical garment production and workers rights, demanding supply chain transparency in the clothing industry. Fashion Revolution Week runs in the last week of April to commemorate the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013.  Find out more

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The Book Nook receives its 3000th book

Over three thousand books have now passed through the Library Book Nook.  That’s an average of a thousand books a year!  Here’s a photo of the 3000th book to proudly shared across our shelves.  May it be the first of

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The EBSCO eBooksmobile app is retiring in May

EBSCO will be retiring the EBSCO eBooksmobile app in May 2018 as it migrates its ebooks to the latest EPUB file format.  This change in file format allows EBSCO to offer an improved reading experience, supporting different screen and font sizes and better

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Digimap webinars

Do you use Digimap?  We’re pleased to announce a new schedule of weekly webinars starting next week that offer you the opportunity to learn about different aspects of using Digimap.  They are presented by Digimap’s Geo support team and give you

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EBSCO ebook tutorials

We subscribe to a lot of EBSCO ebooks these days, so it is handy to know exactly how to get the most from them.  We have produced our own guide to using and downloading EBSCO ebooks as part of the wide

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Referencing drop-in clinics return on Monday 5 March

The ever popular dedicated referencing drop-in clinics are returning to the Library Atrium 11-12 am, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm, Monday-Friday, starting on Monday 5 March 2018.  Don’t forget that you can find our referencing advice online, get referencing help in person all the time Library desks

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MyiLibrary ebooks are moving to Ebook Central

From Wednesday 14th March 2018 we will no longer have access to the MyiLibrary ebook platform.  On this date, all our MyiLibrary ebooks will move into Ebook Central.  When these ebooks move platform, you will permanently lose both your MyiLibrary bookshelf and any notes you have made

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Resource trial: The Sixties collection

We are pleased to present a trial of Alexander Street’s “The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974 -“ until Saturday 31st March 2018.  Away from the University computer network, access is via institutional (Shibboleth) login. Featuring tens of thousands of historic

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Maintaining perspective

Perspective is always important, particularly when it comes to revision and exam time.   This article from The Telegraph tells a cautionary tale.  For revision, as with drinking and gambling, if you cannot stop when you feel you want or ought to, it

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The future’s bright…

…the future’s in the post box (which is bright red at time of writing). We are continuing to build on client feedback, turning whole areas of shelving into new study spaces with more power sockets on the upper floors to

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