July 12, 2007

Noise Disruption

There is a possibility of noise disruption today because the contractors are drilling on the ground floor.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and reccommend that if you require quiet study space, you work in the Library extension building on the the 3rd floor.

For more information on the Remodelling project please visit the Library webpages


July 09, 2007

Stock moves update

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

Stock moves update – week beginning 9 July

  • Social Science journals – current titles now on periodical shelving Floor 5

  • Arts Quartos, pamphlets and reference moved to temporary space on Floor 5

  • Arts classmark A-N moved further down the floor

  • Schools collection will be situated alongside Education on Floor 4

For more information on the Library Remodelling project visit the Library webpages


July 02, 2007

Changes to Short Loan Collection

The Short Loan Collection (SLC) stock is being moved from Floor 2 to Floor 3 in the Library.  This will enable us to continue to clear the second floor in readiness to hand it over to the contractors later this month.

The resources from SLC are still easily available, you just need to visit the temporary service desk on floor 3 and request your item.(mappdf.)

Access to Theses will now be limited to week days only, during office hours.  Please contact the Modern Records Centre for more information.

Visit the Library websiteto keep up to date with the Remodelling project


June 28, 2007

Library Remodelling – images of Floor 1

The Remodelling project is now really underway and the porters, student helpers and contractors have made a good start on dismantling the fixtures and fittings on Floor 1 of the Library. If you want to see what Floor 1 looks like devoid of people then visit the week 1 image gallery

There is some more information on stock moves too.  Floors 2, 3 and 4 are currently undergoing some stock relocation to create space for expansion.  If you can't find a particular resource then visit  the service desk on Floor 3 and ask, they will be more than happy help.

The enquiry desk on Floor 4 has been closed because it is very close to some shelving that is being erected.  If you have an enquiry about education, offical publications or law then go to the Floor 3 service desk and they will call the subject librarian to deal with your enquiry.


June 26, 2007

Library Remodelling – Relocation of Floor 1 books and periodicals

  • General  Reference, Quick reference, Z's and all books from floor 1: Moved to Floor 3 extension next to Arts Abstracts
  • Current Arts Periodicals: Moved to Floor 3 extension between PT's and Gen Ref, Z's
  • Current Science Periodicals: Moved to first stack of periodicals shelving on floor 2 (where A's in the periodical sequence used to be)
Today we will move the remaining current Social Science periodicals on Floor 1 up to tables on Floor 5
You can visit the Library Remodelling web pages for more information

June 25, 2007

Library Remodelling Project begins!

After months and months of plannning the Library Remodelling project has begun!  At 7:30am signs were put up to direct people to the side of the building opposite the Humanities building and so far so good.

The first floor has been closed so that it can be cleared, ready for the contractors next week.  All services that are normally on floor 1 such as; issue desk, newspapers, general reference, self issue machines, photocopying etc. can be found on floor 3, close to the extension bridge.


June 12, 2007

Monday 25 June

On Monday 25 June the Library Remodelling project begins and the main Library entrance will be relocated to the side of the Library building opposite the Humanitites building. 

Visit the Library Remodelling pages to find out more about what will be happening to your Library over the summer vacation


May 15, 2007

Library Remodelling Programme

Further details of the Library Remodelling programme and how it might affect you are now available:

This programme may change as work progresses. We will let you know as soon as possible about any changes, but you can find out the latest information via the link above. More general information on the remodelling project can be found at.

Don’t forget, if you have any specific questions, you can email: libremodel@warwick.ac.uk



March 14, 2007

Library Remodelling Exhibition

There is an exhibition in the Library to explain what's going to be happening to the Library over the Summer vacation, so pop in and take a look.  You can even ask us a question via the dedicated 'You Say, We Say' board.

For more inofrmation and images of the Library Remodelling Project visit www.go.warwick.ac.uk/lib-remodel


February 19, 2007

So far so good!

So far we've had some great suggestions on how to enhance and improve the internal central stairwell in the Library.  There has been a lot of focus on the problems with sound in this area, we know that this is a particular concern and it's helpful to see that the ideas coming in are related to these issues.

But sound is not the only feature, it would be brilliant if  we could get some more ideas on lighting, colour and art work to brighten the stairwell up and create a more attractive environment.  If you have an idea or suggestion that you would like to put forward and you want the chance to win a digital camera visit http://go.warwick.ac.uk/lib-remodel  to find out more.


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