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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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Convenience now comes as standard

“The library borrowing system works well and is convenient; I particularly like the automatic renewal of books!” No-one wants to worry about whether they have renewed their books, so we made all our books renew themselves automatically until someone requests

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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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Erroneous renewal notification emails (resolved)

Update 09.02.17 – This problem has now been resolved.  Everyone registered with the Library should receive an email shortly confirming this and that the overdue notices advising of overdue books sent early this morning can be safely ignored.  Our library system supplier and

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Clean, simple and clear

We saw how distracting renewing books could be and how much distress fines could cause, while our staff told us they wanted to spend their time helping you rather than taking your money, so we abolished fines for any book

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Current shelf marks unavailable (30 January 2017 update)

Work towards completing the replacement of the windows in the roof above Area 0A continues with scissor lifts in operation along one side of the building.  We regret that a larger area of shelving has now been temporarily taped off on

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Current shelf marks unavailable (16 January 2017 update)

The roofing contractors have restored access to a few more shelves on the ground floor.   Please complete reservation cards for anything you cannot safely reach and post them into the red post box in Area 0A.  We will then collect

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Current shelf marks unavailable (10 January 2017 update)

The roofing contractors have restored access to more ground floor shelving today and have moved their operations on the first floor.   We continue to collect books each evening, so please reserve books shelved in taped off areas by posting posted a

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Current shelf marks unavailable (9 January 2017 update)

The roofing contractors have begun to clear the barrier tape from some of the shelves on the ground floor.  We are hopeful that this means that more and more of the shelves and study spaces that are currently inaccessible will

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