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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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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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