Tag: Northampton Square

Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

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We’re always impressed with the dedication displayed by City students, especially during the exam period when our libraries are full of focused individuals from morning until midnight. But we’re also keen to make sure you’re all taking of yourself, and of each other, during what can be a stressful time for many: having regular study…Continue Reading Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Study spaces are in high demand during the exam period, and the Library can be very busy. A number of group study spaces outside the Library are also available for you to use: Tait Building: the Garden Café, the sofas near the Students’ Union, the tables at the entrance to the Tait building from the…Continue Reading Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

If you are planning to catch up on some studying and/or exam revision over the festive holidays then check out our opening hours and plan ahead: ………. From Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December the Northampton Square Library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm….Continue Reading CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

"24/7" written in neon colours.

The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Tuesday 2nd January until Friday 18th January, 2019. Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight. Detailed opening hours can…Continue Reading CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Staff will be popping-up across City this week to find out what you think about Library Services. We want to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make changes for…Continue Reading Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

New water fountains at Northampton Square

Following students’ feedback, we have worked with our colleagues in Property and Facilities to install two new water fountains in the Northampton Square Library. You can now refill your water bottle from the following locations: Level 2: in the lift/stairwell area near the window Level 3: in the lift/stairwell area near the window Level 5:…Continue Reading New water fountains at Northampton Square

Law books in Northampton Square Library

Library Services recently expanded the law collection in Northampton Square Library, in order to make as many core texts as possible available for students wishing to use this library and take advantage of its extended opening hours. In order to give everyone in the library the opportunity to consult them when needed, the majority of…Continue Reading Law books in Northampton Square Library

Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Autumn Specials: A series of drop-in sessions at Northampton Square and Cass Libraries

This autumn Library Services will host a series of drop-in sessions and workshops at the Northampton Square and Cass Libraries. These sessions form our Library Services Autumn Specials. They will be an excellent opportunity to meet the people behind these resources and learn about how to get more out of library resources. See the table…Continue Reading Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Level 3 at Northampton Square Library

Although the spaces in the Northampton Square Library have been quieter over the summer, library staff have been busy using your feedback to make changes. level 3 can be very loud, reducing noise levels would be very good This was a common theme in our recent feedback campaigns, with many of you suggesting that you…Continue Reading Level 3 at Northampton Square Library