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DHC2018 part 2: highlight talks There were a number of talks which stood out for me, both in terms of general interest and also in their relation to work in libraries. I’ve summarised just a …Continue reading →

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DHC2018 part 1: some key themes I was fortunate to receive funding this year from UCISA to attend DHC2018 (Digital Humanities Congress – not to be mistaken with the 16th International Symposium on District Heating and …Continue reading →

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LGBT+ History Month book display Following the success of the Main Library’s Black History Month ‘micro-exhibition’ in October, which was co-hosted with student groups LiberatEd and Project Myopia, the Library is currently displaying books for …Continue reading →

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Academic Book Week 2017 The Library has organised three events for Academic Book Week this year. Places are limited, so be sure to sign up soon! Academic Book Week celebrates the academic book, with …Continue reading →

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Prioritising your readings As you look through the resource lists currently online, you’ll see that readings have priority levels against them: ‘Essential’, ‘Recommended’ and ‘Further reading’. It’s important to prioritise your reading lists …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists workshops TAGS: | | We’re running two Resource Lists workshops next week for academic staff and course administrators. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to use Talis Aspire to create your …Continue reading →

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KEW – gardens TAGS: KEW 2016’s action-packed schedule continued yesterday with an off-campus trip to the Library and Archives at the Royal Botanic Garden. Not wanting to miss the opportunity to find out more …Continue reading →

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Add books not held by the Library to your Resource List TAGS: | If the Library doesn’t hold a book that you’d like to add to your list, this shouldn’t stop you adding it anyway – in fact, one of the reasons we’re …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists drop-ins TAGS: | While course organisers are busy reviewing reading lists over the summer months, we’ll be running a series of lunchtime Resource Lists drop in sessions: we know that many of you …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: summer deadlines and ‘rollover’ TAGS: | We’ll soon be circulating information about this year’s ‘rollover’ – the annual update when existing Resource Lists for the current academic year are copied over to the next academic year, …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
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