February 05, 2008

Library – Floor 3: Arts Subject book moves

The Arts subjects' books are currently being relocated to the new compact mobile shelving on Floor 3 of the Library Extension building.  The new locations can be found here http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/news


January 30, 2008

Floor 2 of the Library is now open

Floor 2 of the Library is now open.  It contains over 80 open access PCs, printers, laptop desk spaces, informal work areas, collaborative study spaces, Smart boards, Plasma screens and a new training room.

The Teaching Grid is also located on this floor, this will provide integrated support to assist teaching and curriculum development activities.

Images will follow shortly but in the meantime come over and have a look for yourselves.


November 22, 2007

Ist images of Floor 1 in the Library

If you haven't had a chance to come over and see for yourself the changes on Floor 1 of the Library here's a quick look at the 1st 2 hours of opening...Floor 1

the comments from visitors so far range from 'WOW!' to 'very impressive' ...but why not come and see for yourself...


November 21, 2007

Floor 1 opens tomorrow

We are pleased to announce that Floor 1 and the main Library entrance will open on Thursday 22 November at 08:30.

October 30, 2007

Dan Perjovschi – visiting artist

The Library was lucky enough to be visited by Dan Perjovschi over the weekend and he's left his mark on the North Stairwell.

He's used the subject areas and collections that can be found on Floors 3, 4 and 5 of the Library to create his images. 

The more you walk past them the more thought provoking they become...


September 26, 2007

Library Remodelling – Floor 2 extension

The 2nd Floor extension in the Library building is now fully open to the public and all the Science print material has been transferred across.

This extension floor now contains 2 separate silent study rooms that are fully enclosed with air management systems to ensure a peaceful and comfortable study environment.  It also houses 3 stacks of mobile shelving containing all the Library's microfilm, the Science journals and the Science oversize books.

There are some images of the floor in the Floor 2 Extension Gallery.


September 11, 2007

Floor 2 – Science Books

The Science books will be moved this week from Floor 2 of the main Library building across to the Remodelled Floor 2 Library extension.  We will start with classmark Q-QA78 and will operate a fetch and carry service to the books during the move.  If you need a particular science book then please go to the Service Desk on Floor 3 and the staff there will help you.

Acess to Floor 2 extension will be availble from the beginning of next week, 17 September.

If you want to find out more about the Library remodelling project then please visit the Library webpages


September 05, 2007

Library Opening Hours – Saturday 8 September

We have been advised by the contractors that an important phase of the Remodelling projectwill be extremely noisy and a very difficult environment for anyone to work in comfortably.  After careful consideration it has been decided that the Library will be closed on Saturday 8 September until 5pm.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause but do advise you to plan your visits to the Library by checking the Library website for up-to-date information www.go.warwick.ac.uk/lib-remodel

If you have any particular problems regarding this closure then please do email libremodel@warwick.ac.uk

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 17:00 - MIDNIGHT


September 03, 2007

Severe Noise Disruption in the Library this week

There will be severe noise disruption in the Library this week because the contractors are currently drilling in the central stairwell to complete a major phase of the Remodelling Project.

We apologise for the inconvenience that this will cause but we do have disposable ear plugs available or a small supply of ear defenders that can be borrowed.  Please ask at the Floor 3 Service Desk.


August 28, 2007

Library Road Closed Wednesday 29 August

Library Road will be closed until lunchtime tomorrow, Wednesday 29 August.  This is to enable a large crane to deliver materials for the Library Remodelling project.

For more information on the Remodelling project please visit the Library website.


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