Monthly Archives: July 2017

Library staff’s favourite summer reads

Summer’s all about finding a good book, a nice patch of sun, and relaxing. Well that and a few other things, but either way the library loves curling up with a good book. Here’s a list of the favourite books … Continue reading

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Northampton Square Library – Closed Saturday 22nd July

Due to University maintenance works, the Library will closed tomorrow, Saturday 22nd July. Library services will resume as normal on Sunday 23rd July. Cass LRC will be open all weekend.

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Photo of Abu Simbel temple

One of the many unique pieces the City archive holds is a photographic print of the Abu Simbel temple in Egypt. Taken by A Barton Kent, it was donated to the Northampton Institute Camera club. The photo shows an image … Continue reading

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How to: Hear text “read aloud”

This post explores text-to-speech as a reading support tool. It will discuss software available at City with text-to-speech capability and also some free options. Text-to-speech at City TextHelp Read&Write software is a suite of accessibility and organisational tools in one convenient toolbar, … Continue reading

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Library Stock Check

This year the libraries at Northampton Square and Cass will be undertaking a full stock check.  This will ensure that CityLibrary Search displays and accurate representation of our physical stock, and mean that things are easier for you to find.  … Continue reading

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