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Date archive for: April 2016

24/7 Library Opening

Posted in Opening Hours

24/7 opening at Northampton Square Library starts today and will end on Friday 3rd June 2016. During 24/7 opening we expect Library users to treat staff, other students and university property with respect, to adhere to the Library Services Code of Conduct and to use 24/7 opening responsibly. As we are situated in a residential area, Library users are expected to treat our neighbours with consideration by leaving the premises quickly, quietly and causing no disturbance. If 24/7 opening at exam time is a service you would like Library Services to continue to provide then you are expected to adhere…

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Happy World Book and Copyright Day

Posted in Book Reviews, and Online Resources

Tomorrow is World Book and Copyright Day. The 23rd April marks the date in 1616 on which Shakespeare and Cervantes, two giants of world literature, both passed. The day, launched by UNESCO in 1995, aims to encourage everyone to discover the pleasure of reading and to “gain a renewed respect for the irreplaceable contributions of those, who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity”. Why not celebrate this day by exploring some of the great classics of literature through CityLibrary Search? Homer During Antiquity the Iliad and Odyssey had become central cultural texts. They were even used in ancient classrooms to teach children…

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