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Library E-Journals – More Popular Than Ever! »

Our range of e-journals is more popular than ever it seems, as our annual totting-up of the usage statistics have shown us that e-journal downloads have increased 16.75% during the 2013-14 academic year – up from 153812 the previous year … Continue reading

The Art of Tracy Savage at the Loughborough Town Hall »

A new exhibition showcasing the work of award-winning Yorkshire artist Tracy Savage opened in the Loughborough Town Hall’s Sock Gallery at the weekend. Tracy draws her inspiration from the UK coastline and landscape. Her paintings are bursting with subjects she … Continue reading

Open Access Week Webinars 20th-23rd October »

Next week is Open Access Week, and to mark the occasion OpenAIRE are running a series of free-to-access webinars on the subject. Monday, October 20 : OpenAIRE portal, by Katerina Iatropoulou (NKUA) Tuesday, October 21 : Horizon 2020 Open Research Data … Continue reading

Want to Know What Was on TV on the Day You Were Born…? »

The BBC this week launched a new online service that allows you to search through complete schedules of their seminal listings magazine, Radio Times. The Genome Project has digitised listings from nearly 4,500 issues that cover everything broadcast by the BBC on … Continue reading

Man Booker Prize 2014 Winner Announced »

Congratulations to Australian author Richard Flanagan (pictured) who last night won the prestigious £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his stirring wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. The selection for this year’s prize caused some controversy when the … Continue reading

Welcome to Loughborough’s New Poet in Residence… »

Loughborough English, Drama and Publishing is proud to announce the arrival of their new Poet in Residence, Sarah Kelly. Sarah Kelly is an interdisciplinary artist and poet primarily concerned with text and surface. She is co-editor of AlbaLondres (journal for poetry … Continue reading

Free Innovation & Enterprise Massive Open Online Course »

The University’s School of Business & Economics, in association with FutureLearn, is starting another massive open online course (MOOC) next Monday (20th October) on the subject of ‘Innovation and Enterprise’. The course will last 6 weeks, and will study the four main areas that … Continue reading

Club 790 Flies Again! »

Club 790 is a book club exclusively for students. If you fancy reading and chatting about great novels, enjoying home-baked refreshments and taking part in other social activities such as cinema and theatre trips, then why not come along to the official launch at 7pm on Monday … Continue reading

Library system maintenance »

Due to planned maintenance the Library systems may be running a little slower than usual on Monday 13th-Tuesday 14th October. Systems affected include Library Catalogue Plus and the self-service facilities. The Library apologises in advance for any inconvenience this may … Continue reading

Need a Bit of a Boost? Look No Further… »

As today is World Mental Health Day, and with the weather turning nasty and the nights drawing in, what better time to remind you about our range of Books on Prescription and Mood Boosting books up among the Leisure Reading … Continue reading

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