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Open for you 24/7

The University Library is open 24/7 except during the summer vacation and over Christmas.  We open 24/7 because our previous students asked us to.  This does not mean that you should study at all hours!  We do not believe that

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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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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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Get hold of the books you want

Need a book that’s out on loan? Been asked to return a book before the original due date? If you need a book which is on loan to another student you can easily reserve a copy, through the Library Catalogue.

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Book recalls over the Summer Vacation (14th June – 19th Sept 2019)

From Friday 14th June, no recall notices will be sent out. This means that from this date, you will not receive emails asking you to return a book you have on loan if someone else has reserved it.

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Just a few ways we have made student life simpler

We are now permanently open 24/7 during term-time and open until midnight over the summer vacations, closing only for summer bank holidays and a few days over Christmas and New Year.  With all our resources available anywhere in the world

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Here for you, whenever you need us

Open for you 24/7 We are now permanently open 24/7 during term-time, and open until midnight over the summer vacations.  We only close for summer bank holidays and a few days over Christmas and New Year. All our resources are

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Don’t ask, don’t get! (or why you really should be reserving more books)

If you want a book that is on loan to someone else, you really want to reserve it!  All books that you, or anyone else, borrow are renewed automatically until someone else reserves them. As soon as you reserve a

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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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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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