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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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Afore ye go…

Before you start hurriedly packing up to go away for the summer vacation (unless you are staying with us, in which case carry on), please could you sort through all your Library books and return any you do not think you will need

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IBBY Books

Gear yourself up for an afternoon of frolics and fun when IBBY comes to town! The University Library is hosting a touring exhibition representing the best in international children’s book illustration from the IBBY Honour List. The International Board on Books

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New Books – April 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during April 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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New Books – Feb. 2017

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during February 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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