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New Books – January 2020

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during January 2020 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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Happy LGBT History Month!

Welcome to February, often the coldest month of the year!  Warm yourselves beside the Café or on our first floor landing and browse the collection of books on LGBTQIA+ history and culture, novels and more.  From the history of gay

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Student led change (3) – a more intuitive website

We redesigned our website again this year to make finding what you need simpler and more intuitive.  A single tap takes you from the Library catalogue to a 3D floor plan showing on which shelf particular books can be found

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New Books – December 2019

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