Tag: books

More than one way to read a book by Slack

Are you studying for a degree in Management, Business Studies or a closely related subject?  Have you been told to read key readings from “Business operations and systems management” by Slack only to find all copies of the book are

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New Books – September 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during September 2017 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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National Book Tokens £1000 giveaway

How does a free £1000 grab you?  Still interested if you can only spend it on books (fun ones as well as books for study)?  If you or someone you know might be interested in having all the reading for

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New Books – August 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during August 2017 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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Review of the Special Collections Summer Event on 25th July

The University Library held an event on 25th July showcasing our Special Collections.  We invited members of the public to come into the library and discover for themselves what we had on offer. They seemed impressed and had no idea they

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New Books – July 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during July 2017 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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New Books – June 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during June 2017 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page page in the form

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From bin to bookshelf

A Colombian refuse collector has rescued 20,000 books from the dustbins he empties, distributed some to poorer areas and used them to build a small private library called “The Power of Words” that local families use to help their children with their homework.  Hector Urquhart was right:

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New Books – May 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during May 2017 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page page in the form

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Your favourite IBBY books

Last Wednesday afternoon visitors to the library were greeted with a display of 52 of the best illustrated children’s books from around the World.  We asked you to select your favourite book from the IBBY Honours List display, a task which was

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