December 08, 2009

Library Vacation Access

The Library will close at midnight on Wednesday 23 December.

It will re-open on Tuesday 29 December 2009 until Thursday 31st December 2009 (inclusive) from 11.00 until 17:30 on a self service basis only.

Normal opening hours (08:30-00:00) will resume on Saturday January 2nd 2010. 


For details of Vacation Loans. please click here

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November 16, 2009

Postgraduate Open Day 18th November

This Wednesday 18th November sees the University’s Post Graduate open day from 11am until 4pm.  Events will  include research departments and support services running stalls in the Wolfson Research Exchange in the Library.  So come to the Library to see what we have on offer.

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November 12, 2009

Modern Record Centre online Cold War exhibition

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/images/coldwar/

There is a new exhibition on the MRC featuring archives about the division of Germany and the progress of the Cold War.  There is also an online version of the exhibition available here

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November 10, 2009

Where are the available PCs?

Writing about web page http://seats.warwick.ac.uk/

Library users can now text IT Services to find out if there are pcs available in the Library.  Simply text "seats" to 07786204034. There will be a charge for this service.

Alternatively, full details can be found  here

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November 03, 2009

Short Loan Collection Survey

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/basics/shortloan/survey

The Short Loan Collection (SLC) contains core books which are in high demand, together with the DVDs held by the Library. It is located on Floor 1. Items can be borrowed by using the Self Issue Machine in Short Loan

To help us consider future developments of the Short Loan Collection we are interested in how you use items from the Collection and it would be helpful to get your feedback.

If you have recently returned short loan items, please help by filling in a short questionnaire

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Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme(URSS)

Writing about web page http://www.warwick.ac.uk/go/urss

From November 5 until November 13 the first floor area of the Library will be taken up with display stands and posters from students who took part in the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme 2008/9.  One hundred and fourteen  students received bursaries.  The exhibition helps to promote the scheme and is growing in success from its first exhibition in the Library last year.

For more information please click here.


October 30, 2009

Trick or Treat stand – Library 1st Floor – TODAY !

Today, the Library is arranging  a stand on Floor 1 of the Library, providing students with key, basic  Library information.  There will be treats available for correct answers 

We hope that it will be a fun way of getting information to Library users. Enjoy ! 

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October 26, 2009

ISI Web of Knowledge – New Search Tools

Writing about web page http://apps.isiknowledge.com/UA_GeneralSearch_input.do?product=UA&search_mode=GeneralSearch&SID=P2jjBD4a9Gd@GDFljnJ&preferencesSaved=

New search tools have been added to ISI Web of Knowledge. These allow a user to conduct a Topic search across the ISI Web of Knowledge and easily perform an 'All Databases search'.

Web Browser search extension

The search extension allows a user to easily perform an 'All Databases search' directly from their browser's search bar (only FireFox 2 and IE 7 are supported.)

ISI Web of Knowledge Widget - Desktop

The widget is an icon that users can download directly to their desktop to perform a search of ISI Web of Knowledge. Search terms can be entered directly into the box.

Click here for Widget

Web Page insert - search box

Librarians and administrators can download this search box directly to their libraries’ web pages, so that users can take advantage of a more direct search of the resource. Please note there will be a check for authentication to access the resource when using these tools.

Click here for search box


October 20, 2009

Off–campus Access to E–Resources

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/electronicresources/passwords/

To access the Library's e-resources when you are off campus you will only need your Warwick login which will be automatically authenticated.

Some Athens based services will ask you to set up your Warwick login as an Athens login. You will only need to do this once to gain access to all databases the Library subscribes to.

This can be done by following the link, here


October 15, 2009

Useful Words Glossary

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/basics/international/glossary/

On our Main Library webpages, you will find a Glossary of useful words and phrases that are commonly used in the Library. These deal with circulation, locations in the Library and services available

Please feel free to browse the list for any terms that may not be familar to you 

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