All entries for November 2008

November 18, 2008

Undergraduate Christmas Vacation Loans

Just to let you know that from Monday 1st December 2008 standard loans will be due back week beginning 5th January 2009. Please Note that there will be no recalls on these loans, 3 day loans will remain as 3 day loans and there is no change to the short Loan items.

November 13, 2008

Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online Trial

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The Library is currently hosting a trial for Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online.This database provides access to "a large and growing resource of essential medieval and early modern sources online." The collection is made up of a"library of books essential to the study of medieval and early modern Britain and Ireland."

See the FAQ sheet for more information.

This trial ends on 4th December 2008. Please contact a member of the arts team to let us know what you think about the resource.

November 05, 2008

ARTstor Trial

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The Library now has access to a new trial - ARTstor. This electronic resource provides access to approximately one million images relating to art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences.

Further information about accessing this resource is available on the Library Trialswebpage. In addition the ARTstor website includes a variety of helpful resources about the digital library. 

After taking part in your trial iit would be really useful f you could provide feedback to the e-resources librarian Steve Barber. (

November 04, 2008

e–Duke Scholarly Collection

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The Library currently has a trial for e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection. This collection includes online access to "at least 100 new scholarly books published by Duke Universtiy Press in the humanities and social sciences in a calendar year. With the purchase of the current year's titles in the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, libraries will also receive access to all of the Press's backlist books now available in electronic form."

This trial will end on 20th December 2008.

Please mail feedback on any of these trial databases to: Steve Barber (

November 03, 2008

New Books Available 03/11/08

New additions to the catalogue can be viewed from the following subject related links.

NEW: Philosophy (B)

NEW: History (C-F)

NEW: Music and Fine Arts (M-N)

NEW: Language & Literature (P-PR)

NEW: Language and Literature (PS-PZ)

Remember you can also suggest items for the library to purchase by completing the online suggestion form.

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