Category: Services

Our top 4 library collections: how many can you name?

You might well have noticed the sweeping arc of glass cabinets flanking the book sorter in the Atrium, where our Glass Cupboard Collection of fragile and pop-up books are housed.  Did you know that you can borrow these items (including

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How close is too close?

“I really liked the library and the services available. It is comfortable and easy to use. The only thing is that it gets too crowded during peak times.” ~ past student feedback This year we restructured the Individual Silent Study

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Don’t ask, don’t get! (or why you really should be reserving more books)

If you want a book that is on loan to someone else, you really want to reserve it!  All books that you, or anyone else, borrow are renewed automatically until someone else reserves them. As soon as you reserve a

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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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