Tag: books

New Books – November 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during November 2019 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

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Divine Images from our Rare Books Collection

Over the past couple of months, our new Rare Books display case has been put to great use to show to you some of our collection that are not usually on display. In October we had the powerful artwork of

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New Books – October 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during October 2019 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

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Finding, borrowing, and returning books

The library can feel Tardis-like, seemingly bigger on the inside than it seemed when you first walked in. Many people find such a large library intimidating but it will soon come to feel cosy and familiar! These three short videos

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Decolonising the library collection

We are continually working to decolonise the library collection and make our resources more diverse so that you can learn from a wider variety of perspectives and cultures.  This blog post from SOAS explains why it is so necessary to

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Starting out… finding books and journal articles

Understanding what you are looking for is sometimes the first hurdle when getting to grips with academic information.  Here is an introduction to where to find different sorts of information. Finding books The easiest way to find everything is by

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Finding everything and settling in

The most frequently asked questions at the Library Help Desk include “Where are the toilets?” and “I need to find these books, usually followed by the ceremonious unfolding of a dizzying list of books apparently recommended for reading in the

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Taking up the Slack (Essentials of Operations Management, 2nd ed.)

Update – 14 October Just when we thought everyone had access to this textbook, the supplier has messed up the login process. It is best if you set up the VPN to work off-campus (outside of halls).  Wherever you are

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Shopping for books? You need a basket

Books can be slippery and tricky to carry if you want to take out more than one or two books at a time.  Happily, the library offers baskets and even wheeled baskets (with extendable handles) for you to use.  They

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New Books – September 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during September 2019 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

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