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Date archive for: March 2016

Extended Library Opening

Posted in Business, GIP, IC, NSQ, Opening Hours, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Service Announcements, and SMCSE

Following the success of 24/7 opening in January, we will once again be opening 24/7 at Northampton Square Library and Cass Learning Resource Centre in the lead up to and during the spring assessment periods to give you more time to use the Library for revision and preparation for exams and assignments. From Tuesday 29th March until Friday 6th May the Learning Resource Centre at Cass will be open 24/7. At Northampton Square, 24/7 provision will run from Monday 25th April through to Friday 3rd June. This includes Bank Holidays – but remember our staffed services will not be available after…

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Books of the Irish

Posted in Book Reviews, and Today in history

Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars. This is partly because of its preeminence in monastic scholarship during the early medieval period, but is there more to Ireland than this? The answer is, of course, yes. Ireland is famous around the world for the massive contribution its writers have made to literature. This St Patrick’s Day why not explore the luscious literature of this much loved land of lays and fae through CityLibrary Search. Here are five highlights from our collections: Tristram Shandy is a brilliant novel. It was written by the sometime Anglo-Irish priest and novelist Laurence Sterne. Ostensibly it follows the…

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