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New Library eresource: Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology

Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology is an excellent starting point for researching a wide variety of topics in Sociology.  This encyclopedia also introduces many topics in Criminology and Education among its 1,800 entries, and so is useful for anyone studying these

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Better resourced than ever before

“The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” ~ former student   We subscribe to more than twice as many ejournals this year as last, we have

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New eresource trial until September 2019: Taylor & Francis ebooks

We have paid for access to 785 ebooks from Taylor & Francis until 10 September 2019, covering a wide range of different subject areas.  The most heavily used ebooks from this collection will be bought and permanently added to our

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Say hello to the world as it really looks

A new, free world map is now available. Its equal area projection shows countries and continents at their true size relative to one another. On this map, Africa is accurately shown to be 14 times the size of Greenland, far

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Critical thinking

How to introduce a blog AND entice you to read it? Maybe a topic of the month? I thought to myself. My topic ‘of the month’ might hold your interest for 5 minutes. That’s all it takes to read a

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Just a few ways we have made student life simpler

We are now permanently open 24/7 during term-time and open until midnight over the summer vacations, closing only for summer bank holidays and a few days over Christmas and New Year.  With all our resources available anywhere in the world

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Food for body and mind

You work better when you are hydrated, and so we installed more drinking water fountains closer to where you work. Just because you want to work early or late, there is no reason you should suffer. That’s why the Library

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Borrowing books 101

The library is Tardis-like, being seemingly bigger on the inside than it seems when you first walk in. Most people find such a large library intimidating but since you can clearly learn your way around a big new city, it

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Better resourced than ever before

You told us that our range of information resources was something that you valued highly. “The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” We subscribe to more

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Eat, drink, and be happy

The Library Coffee Shop sells a variety of hot and cold drinks and snacks for you to enjoy in the Library or take away together with a mixture of dining tables and relaxed seating.  When the cafe is closed, just around the

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