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New Books – May 2018

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during May 2018 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable Excel

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Artist’s books by Guy Begbie now on display

We are pleased to display a series of experimental artist’s books produced by Guy Begbie.  You can find some of these books displayed in the first glass cabinet on your left as you enter the Library Atrium and still more

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Outstanding books for young people with disabilities

I’ve just taken delivery of a collection of books, nominated by the UK for IBBY’s List of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, 2017. Some of the books are intended for use by young people with disabilities and others

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Reading for Pleasure – Happy days are here again!

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and at this time of year students and staff are particularly under strain busily preparing for exams, completing dissertations and finishing off final submissions. Our brains are crammed with ‘useful’ information, our bodies

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New Books – April 2018

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during April 2018 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable Excel

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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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New Books – March 2018

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during March 2018 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable Excel

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Book recalls over the Easter Vacation

We are approaching the assessment and examination period when there is increased demand from students completing their studies.  In order to give fair access to books, you will continue to be asked to bring back books that have been reserved

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Micro Library

I had the pleasure of attending a public lecture recently, Lee Shearman: The Micro Library. Lee, who graduated in Fine Art from the University of Porsmouth in 1998, shared the highlights and some cautionary tales from his career so far.

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Reading about reading

Reading is a curious habit, something you have to learn to begin with and persevere at until you get really good at it, when it becomes very useful and, well, fun.  Worrying then, that it is claimed to be a

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