All entries for December 2011

December 22, 2011

Digital Researcher 2012

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Vitae and the British Library have recently announced their jointly-run event Digital Researcher 2012. Designed for postgraduate researchers and research staff within any UK institution, this interactive event will be held at the British Library on Monday 20th February 2012, and will provide an opportunity for researchers to see whether new technologies and social media tools such as microblogging, RSS feeds, social networking and social citation sharing could benefit their research.

Previous events of this type have been very popular so if you are interested please look at the event website and complete the booking form

December 20, 2011

Vacation Opening Hours

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The Library will be closed from midnight on Thursday 22 December 2011 until Wednesday 28th December, reopening at 11.30am.

Opening hours over the remainder of the holiday period will be :

Wednesday 28 December: 11:30am-6pm (self-service only)
Thursday 29 December: 11:30am-6pm (self-service only)
Friday 30 December: 11:30am-6pm (self-service only)
Saturday 31 December: 11:30am-6pm (self-service only)
Sunday 1 January CLOSED
Monday 2 January CLOSED

The Library will reopen as normal on Tuesday 3 January 2012 at 08:30am.

The Learning Grid will be closed from 6pm on Saturday 24 December 2011 to 7am on Monday 26 December 2011. Staffing will be 12 noon to 6pm on the other days of the vacation period. Normal hours and staffing resume from Monday 9 January 2012.

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

December 07, 2011

Trial extended

Follow-up to Translated Texts for Historians from Atticus : Information Resources for Classics

The trial to Translated Texts for Historians has been extended until 15th December. Please let me have any feedback (

December 01, 2011

Vacation Loans

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Undergraduate Vacation Loans on Standard Loan items will begin from Monday 5 December 2011. Items will be due back during the first week of the Spring Term 9-13 January 2012.

There will be no recall of Standard Loan items during the Christmas Vacation.

Please note 3 day loans will remain as 3 day loans and Short Loan items remain as due back at 11:00 the next day.

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