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University attains Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status

The University has just been awarded Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status.  Only three other institutions in South East England have achieved this.  The report confirmed that the University delivers: “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students,” and that

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CareKnowledge running at risk on Wednesday 14 June 2017

It is expected that the CareKnowledge website will be available only intermittently on Wednesday 14 June 2017 and will be running at risk all that day while essential maintenance work is carried out on the site.  The supplier intends to

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New interlibrary loan delivery system launched

We are pleased to confirm we are now using the new and improved DRM Lite system to deliver interlibrary loans from the British Library.  All orders placed using our interlibrary loans system will now use this system.  When you request

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Better interlibrary loans

We are pleased to announce that from Wednesday 7th June 2017 we are moving to a new and improved system for the secure electronic delivery of documents from the British Library called DRM Lite. This replaces the older FileOpen system

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Minute silence today at 11 am

We will be observing a minute of silence starting at 11 am this morning in remembrance of the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.  The start of the minute’s silence will be announced over the public address system.

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Online chat unavailable 2am to 3am Friday 5th May

The out-of-hours online chat service will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from 2am to 3am on Friday 5th May and will be unavailable at this time.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Online chat now available 24/7

The Library online chat service is now available 24/7.  Outside our traditional online chat staffed hours (9am – 5pm Monday-Fridays, excluding Bank Holidays and University closures), chat enquiries will be answered by a trusted, librarian led out-of-hours chat service.  This

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It’s raining sweets!

We have completed the roofing project.  Thank you for your patience while we weathered Winter together and struck out into Spring.  Finally, we have a roof that can withstand all weathers, only now it’s raining sweets! To celebrate the completion

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Planned downtime for UPLift! maintenance (Saturday 22 April 2017)

We regret that due to essential maintenance, the UPLift! Library and information tips service will be unavailable on the morning of Saturday 22 April 2017 from approximately 6am – 12 noon. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

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Art in the Library – “Springtime”

Celebrating the arrival of Spring, the Library is pleased to present “Springtime”: a collection of artwork on display in Area 1C.  Pick up a complimentary brochure telling you more about the displayed work by the area entrance and take a wander

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