Author Archives: Borrower Services

One-Hour Wait to re-Borrow Books Abolished – You Said, We Did

In the past, when you had reached the renewal limit on a book you had on loan, we used to make you wait an hour after you had returned it before you could take it out again. We thought that … Continue reading

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Extended Opening Hours for Students from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences – You Said, We Did

The McClay Library offers 24-hour opening to support students during the Semester 2 Examination period. Following demands from students and the School, the McClay Library has also offered extended hours outside term-time for students from the School of Medicine, Dentistry … Continue reading

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Document Delivery for Staff and Post-Graduate Research Students – You Said, We Did

With an increase in staff and post-graduate research students working from home, we wanted to investigate the desirability and feasibility of establishing a document delivery service for these customers. Between August and December 2018, we have been satisfying Inter Library … Continue reading

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Library Communication – You Said, We Did

We wanted to make sure that we were communicating with you in a way which makes sense for you and is the most useful. One way we assessed this was to hold a Focus Group in partnership with the Students … Continue reading

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The McClay Library Expansion Project – February 2019 Update

This is the latest in a series of regular updates planned for the 2018-19 academic year which will keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. The project is progressing well with most of the … Continue reading

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The McClay Library Expansion Project – January 2019 Update

This is the latest in a series of regular updates planned for the 2018-19 academic year which will keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. The project is progressing well with most of the … Continue reading

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The McClay Library Expansion Project – November 2018 Update

This is the second of a series of regular updates planned for the 2018-19 academic year which will keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. The project is progressing well with most of the … Continue reading

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McClay Library Expansion Project – October 2018 Update

This is the first of a series of regular updates planned for the 2018-19 academic year which will keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. This project will realise a significant number of additional … Continue reading

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A warm welcome to all our new and returning students! We hope you had a great summer.

Library staff will be involved in a number of induction events during the next few weeks so hopefully we’ll get the chance to meet you. There’s lots of information available online about the resources and services we offer: Library and … Continue reading

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Additional PC and Study Spaces for Summer 2018 Examination Period

Following feedback from students last year, and in the context of ongoing pressure on the McClay Library during examination periods, some additional PC and study spaces have been reserved for student use over the next few weeks. The spaces involved … Continue reading

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