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University Library awarded NUS Impact Gold Award

We are very proud to have just been awarded the NUS Impact Gold Award for our work minimising our carbon footprint and supporting sustainable practices and service development.  Read more about the award here.

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University Archive is Jisc Archive of the Month – July 2017

The University Archive is this month’s Jisc Archives Hub Archive of the Month. Discover how our Archives help tell the story of the University as we celebrate our 25 year anniversary of gaining university status this Friday, 7 July in

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Planned maintenance of Proquest resources (29-30 July 2017)

ProQuest have announced planned maintenance work on the evening of Saturday 29 July.  The work is expected to take place between 8 pm on Saturday 29 July and 5 am on Sunday 30 July 2017. Some ProQuest products will be unavailable during

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Access Engineering ebooks now available via the Library catalogue

Access Engineering ebooks are now available via the Library catalogue as well as directly from the database or Discovery Service search, so there are now more ways to get to the ebooks you want. Photo by astro_matt

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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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BoB upgrade (7-9 am on Friday 23rd June)

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) will be implementing an upgrade on Friday 23rd June 2017 between 7-9 am that will resolve the playback problems experienced by clients using some web browsers.  The fix will require some downtime for the BoB service during this interval.

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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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