Year: 2015

Northampton Square Bookable Silent Study Spaces

Bookable silent study spaces will be returning during the 24/7 opening period at Northampton Square in January. Students can book a space to study on weekdays from 4th – 22nd January. Sessions of two or three hour blocks are available between 9am and 9pm and users can book one session a day, with a maximum…Continue Reading Northampton Square Bookable Silent Study Spaces

Northampton Square Library Group Study Rooms

Starting January 2016 the Group Study Rooms at Northampton Square will be locked outside staffed hours. You can book the rooms for use during staffed hours up to two weeks in advance. We have recently been working with IT to upgrade the PCs in rooms 3F, 3G, 3H, 3J, and 3K.  3C will be upgraded…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library Group Study Rooms

Explore the Vogue Archive

The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. You can explore every page, advertisement and cover, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer, model and brand. Subject Coverage: Popular Culture Gender studies Fashion history  Photography …Continue Reading Explore the Vogue Archive

Library Staff Love #2: Purple James Bond style chairs

The name is Librarian, University Librarian. Yes, this month’s recommendation comes from Louise D. and highlights how the Northampton Square Library now offers all of our students and staff the chance to play out a fluffy-white-cat-spinning-chair fantasy… But why does Louise love the purple chairs? “I love these chairs, because… they were in use the…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #2: Purple James Bond style chairs

Are you going to be revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

We can now confirm our opening times for the holiday period. Northampton Square Library From Monday 21st December the will be open from 9am to 10pm (reference and self-service after 5pm), closing at 3pm on Thursday 24th December and re-opening on between Tuesday 29th December and Thursday 31st December from 10am to 6pm (reference and self-service). Access during…Continue Reading Are you going to be revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

Extended loans

To help you prepare for your exams, Library Services is giving you extended loan periods over the Christmas and New Year break. If you borrow or renew a seven day loan on Friday 11th December you won’t have to bring it back until the 4th January.  Pop in on Monday 21st December or anytime up to…Continue Reading Extended loans

Resource of the month: Anatomy TV (Primal Pictures)

What is it?   Anatomy TV (also known as Primal Pictures) is a database containing 3-D human anatomy images with descriptions, layers of pictures and interactive learning activities. Images can be observed as individual organs or as a region of the body. They can be used for teaching, presentations, assignments or dissertations. How can I…Continue Reading Resource of the month: Anatomy TV (Primal Pictures)

Audio-Visual (AV) Collection Move

The AV Collection can now be found on level 2 of the Northampton Square Library  next to the reception desk.  The collection includes CDs and DVDs across a range of disciplines, including film, music, documentaries and health sciences.  To see what we have you can browse the collection by searching CityLibrary Search and narrowing your…Continue Reading Audio-Visual (AV) Collection Move

High Five a Librarian Day

Friend to Libraries, Neil Gaiman, told us (and the rest of Twitter) a couple of days ago that today is High Five a Librarian Day!  (and that it’s Alan Moore’s Birthday – you can find his book, Watchmen, on Level 5, btw). Just learned that Wednesday will be #High5ALibrarianDay. (it will also be Alan Moore’s…Continue Reading High Five a Librarian Day

Library Loves…Exams

We’re here when you need us the most. Throughout December and January Library Loves… Exams.  Look for stalls in the library at Northampton Square, outside Cass Learning Resource Centre and at the Law Libraries at Innovation Centre and Gray’s Inn Place with special information on how Library Services can support you during the exams period, with…Continue Reading Library Loves…Exams