Tag: Northampton Square

Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

We can confirm our opening times for the holiday period. Northampton Square Library From Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December the library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm. The library will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Tuesday 26th December inclusive. We will be open…Continue Reading Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November

All this week Library Staff will be popping-up across the University to find out what you think about Library Services. We’d like 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…Continue Reading Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November

Library Staff Love #17: City Novel / City Crime

Our students studying for an MA in Creative Writing are a super talented bunch and benefit from a sector leading course which has led to graduates becoming successful and award-winning published authors. You can get a flavour of their creativity by reading City Novel and City Crime: brilliant collections of their stories available in the…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #17: City Novel / City Crime

10 CityLibrary hacks for new students

Planning on venturing into the Northampton Square Library for the first time? Here are 10 hush-hush hacks only those in-the-know know…. (1) There’s a lift from the main entrance direct to Level 2 Our Library is accessible which is great if you use a mobility aid, and even greater if you just don’t like stairs….Continue Reading 10 CityLibrary hacks for new students

Saturday 18th March: Fire alarm testing at Northampton Square Library

On Saturday 18 March our colleagues in Property and Facilities will carry out fire alarm sounder tests at Northampton Square. The testing will be audible throughout the Library, with intermittent alarms sounding for up to 20 minutes at any time 8-10 am and then again 2-6 pm. Whilst every effort will be made to keep…Continue Reading Saturday 18th March: Fire alarm testing at Northampton Square Library

Your Top 10 Films of All Time..!

With the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday the end credits will roll on another year of tearful acceptance speeches, surprising snubs and red-carpet wardrobe disasters. To mark the occasion we’ve crunched the numbers on our DVD collection to discover your most popular movies based on usage. Here are your all-time top ten. The results might…Continue Reading Your Top 10 Films of All Time..!

The Curious Case of Library Staff Love #14

Rather excitingly, and in typical crime fiction fashion, this month we received an anonymous tip-off. It seems that there’s something worth investigating on Level 5 of the Northampton Square Library and, luckily for us, our unnamed online-form-filler left some vital clues to help us take a closer look: Clue 1: “It’s got loads of great…Continue Reading The Curious Case of Library Staff Love #14

5 ways to take a break: Library-style

It could be because it’s exam season. There could be a coursework deadline looming. Either way, you’ve decided to camp out in the Library: you’ve remembered your water, cold snacks, laptop, and those fluffy slippers to keep your feet comfortably cosy. You’re ready-to-go with an all-night revision-a-thon. Your referencing is going to show Harvard who’s…Continue Reading 5 ways to take a break: Library-style

Northampton Square bookable silent study spaces return for 24/7 Opening

Bookable silent study spaces will return for the January 24/7 period at Northampton Square. Students can book a space to study on weekdays from 3rd – 20th January.  Sessions of two or three hours are available between 9am and 9pm and users can book one session a day, with a maximum of two per week.  Each…Continue Reading Northampton Square bookable silent study spaces return for 24/7 Opening

Library Staff Love #13: Research methods for business students

As it’s the last Library Staff Love feature for 2016, this time we mean business. Well, by ‘we’ I mean Samantha, our Research Librarian for Cass PG & Business; and by ‘business’ I mean specifically: Saunders, M.N.K., Lewis, P. and Thornhill, A. (2016) Research methods for business students (7th ed.) Harlow: Pearson. Here’s why Samantha…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #13: Research methods for business students