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Walls have ears and train carriages have eyes

If you ever find yourself working on a multi-million pound business deal or indeed just updating your LinkedIn profile in public, you should always be aware who may be watching, listening, and waiting a few paces away with a USB

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Annual temporary pass allowance increased

The number of times you can use the Temporary Pass Kiosk to request a temporary pass that allows you to enter the Library (but not borrow laptops, book or access bookable rooms) has just increased from 10 to 12 times each year.  This

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Stress less while you work: saving your work

Don’t let it be you! Every week we get heartbreaking tales from students who have forgotten to back up their vital work, dissertations, coursework assignments, job applications and more to their N-drive and whose memory stick has been left in a

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There is (only) room if we all share

We have enough study space for everyone but only if everyone shares the space we have.  If you are leaving the Library, please take your belongings with you and leave your study space clear and clean – we have desk cleaning

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The hottest ticket in town

Apparently your student card is your ticket to the “hottest night spot” in town (for final year students at least), according to this article in The Tab.  Not sure quite how we managed that but it is good to be popular.

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How not to lose your work

A new year has dawned and the Library is getting busy, which suggests many of you might be starting to record results, write literature reviews and generally start writing up projects you have been working on.  With a continuous stream

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Silence is golden

Talking in the Individual Silent Study zones is likely to end with someone asking you to move somewhere else. The same thing tends to happen in shared houses, where it is even more of a problem! Try not to treat others

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Where’s my stuff?

All Library spaces are shared study spaces.  No study space may ‘reserved’ by leaving possessions there while you are elsewhere.  Please think of your colleagues who need the space as much as you do and leave your study space clear when

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Enhancements to Library security

We have recently increased the low-key security team presence overnight to help ensure all our clients are kept safe and secure.  Between 9pm and 4am, an extra member of security staff will be present near the turnstile entrances to the Library café.

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In search of what is found

Left your USB stick complete with all your assignments saved to it in one of the hundreds of computers in the Library?*  Got halfway home before your realised you were missing your scarf?  Wondering whether one handout got separated from all the rest; possibly left

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