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Find out what is going on in the Main Library, Martyrs, JF Allen, the King James and St Mary’s College Libraries. News, services, resources, spaces and events will all be covered in the posts below. For opening times and full information about the Library, please check our webpages.

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Study space update week beginning 15 March

Updates for this week The Arts Building will reopen on Wednesday 17 March. It was closed to allow electrical work. Cleaning between study sessions is essential as part of the Covid safety measures the University puts…

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Learn how to use referencing tools EndNote and Mendeley

Keeping track of all of the articles, books and reports you use in your essays can be difficult. Referencing software can help. These tools keep a record of all of the references you use and can easily generate a…

More bookable study spaces and evening sessions

As we continue to monitor the use of spaces and how we can make more space available, the information about booking and locations is changing quickly. We appreciate that this can be difficult to follow and thank you…

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How to use Click and Collect

Below is a short ‘how to’ for Click and Collect. This service allows the Library to provide access to print material and physical items, while it isn’t possible for students and staff to browse the shelves. In order to…

Love your repository

“I do love nothing in the world so well as you – is not that strange?”, says Benedick of Beatrice in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing As we approach the 14th February, thoughts turn to love and relationships.…

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Library top tip: searching

Here are a few short videos looking at how to find different types of resources. We start with a 3 minute video showing you how to get the best out of using Library search in general: Searching for an ebook: Searching…

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All Library services and spaces closed Friday 15 January

There will be no access to bookable space in Martyrs, Click and Collect will not be running and it won’t be possible for us to action scan requests on Friday 15 January. All services will be closed that day to…

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Library services during January

In light of recent government guidance, we have made some changes to Library services and spaces during January. As the new semester approaches, support will be adapted again, and we will keep you informed through the…

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Thank you from your Library

A huge thank you to all of the wonderful staff and students we have worked with this past semester. Although there have been challenges we are grateful to have such gracious colleagues and generous and understanding…

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