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Don’t Be Reluctant – Join the Club! »

What better way to start the term than come along to our first Student Book Club of the summer, which will be gathering on Monday, April 27th to discuss Mohsin Hamid’s Booker Prize nominated drama The Reluctant Fundamentalist. We’ll be meeting in … Continue reading

Database Trial – Accessible Archives »

The Library is trialling a well-established resource this month that may be of great interest to social sciences students and historians in particular. Accessible Archives was founded in 1990 with the goal of utilizing computer technology to make available vast … Continue reading

Creating online resources: a look at tools used across campus to create interactive materials »

Seminar Room 1 Pilkington Library 22 April 12.30-2.00   There are many ways to engage students these days from using voting tools in lectures to an interactive video with embedded quiz housed on Learn.   This joint CAP / Library … Continue reading

Database Trial – BrowZine »

The Library is running a trial of BrowZine, a new application that allows you to browse, read and follow thousands of the library’s scholarly journals from your Android and iOS mobile devices. All in a format optimized for your tablet … Continue reading

Leisure Reading – The Top Ten of the Top Floor »

Our Leisure Reading collection up on Level 4 is proving quite a draw judging from the statistics our clever IT people have compiled for us. This term alone over 250 books were borrowed from the collection, so it’s nice to … Continue reading

Easter Vacation Opening Hours »

Just to remind all of our visitors that from Monday 30th March the Library will be switching to vacation opening hours until the start of the next term on Monday 27th April. These are: Sunday: Closed Monday: 9.00 – 5.30 Tuesday: 9.00 … Continue reading

Take One Book Exhibition »

This Easter the Library will be hosting a new collaborative art project, Take One Book, based around the work of best selling author Jeanette Winterson (Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit). Open Secret is a group of twelve artists consisting of current staff … Continue reading

Innovation & Enterprise Massive Open Online Course this April »

This April the University will be running another free online course in association with FutureLearn, the first UK-led provider of massive open online courses (MOOCs). Innovation and Enterprise will give you the opportunity to learn how an innovative idea becomes a … Continue reading

Database Trial – Flipster »

Get the latest issues of your favourite digital magazines, Anytime, Anywhere! Curl up and get comfortable. With Flipster, you can read the digital magazines on any mobile device! Flipster is easy to use and available through Library Catalogue Plus. You … Continue reading

Borrowing books over Easter vacation »

We will be rolling the out the issue dates on all week and long loan items taken out for the Easter vacation on Friday 20th March 2015. Any week and long loan items taken out ON OR AFTER this date will be issued until … Continue reading

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