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We love books – especially rare ones!

As February is the month of love, we have gathered together to share with you books from our Rare Books collection that all have red covers. Red being the colour of energy, passion and of course love. Have a look

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Your questions answered around the clock

Here to help on the desk We are really pleased to see so many of you making use of our bookable referencing help services, but did you know that you can stop by the Library Help Desk and get help

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Hello silence, my old friend

Do you hate crowds and find the Library increasingly taken over by folk whose idea of serious study seems to be to treat the Library like a giant coffee shop?  You are not alone, but there are still ways to

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Desperately seeking silence?

For some people, crowds and noisy spaces are the stuff of nightmares.  If this sounds like you, there are some simple ways to get the books you need, use the library, ask questions when you need to and void all

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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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Books for sale, wanted and to swap

You can advertise books for sale and ask for books you want to buy second hand on the Library swap/sale books web page and noticeboard. We try to make sure that anything pinned to one is copied to the other.

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Room service

You can book both the library meeting room or any of our eight group study rooms up to two weeks in advance through the library website or by using the room booking kiosk you can find just outside of the

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Learning is better with friends

The ground, first and part of the second floor, outside of the Individual Silent Study zone marked by its purple pull-up banners, is given over to social learning. You can study here on your own or with friends. You can

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At last – the café re-opens!

The café is open again this week! Head past the Library Help Desk and round the bottom of the wooden staircase in the Library Atrium, and you will find the Library Coffee Shop.  Here you can buy a variety of

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Food for mind and body

You work better when you are hydrated, and so we installed more drinking water fountains closer to where you work. Just because you want to work early or late, there is no reason you should suffer. That’s why the library

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