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To Hell With Culture at the Cope »

On Wednesday 3rd September (6-7pm) the Cope Auditorium will be presenting a free screening of To Hell with Culture, a portrait of the life and work of Herbert Read, which will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director Huw Wahl, … Continue reading

PC Upgrades in the Library »

Further to our earlier post about PC upgrades on Level 4 this month, IT Services have also begun work on upgrading and replacing workstations on Levels 1 & 2 as well. While this is going on the PCs on these … Continue reading

On the Road to Rio… »

Dr Graham Walton (Head of Planning and Resources in the Library and Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Information Management) has been invited to be a Guest Speaker at the international Challenges of the Digital Library conference. He will … Continue reading

Landmark First Female Winner of the Fields Maths Medal »

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani of the Stanford University, California, yesterday made history by becoming the first female mathematician to win the prestigious Fields Medal, the mathematics equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The prize, founded by Canadian mathematician John Fields in 1936 … Continue reading

Very Satisfactory! »

The results from this year’s National Student Survey have just been announced, and not only has the University as a whole scored very highly, but the Library itself has increased its score! Information about the Library is surveyed under questions related … Continue reading

Open Exhibition 2014 »

Loughborough Town Hall’s successful Open Exhibition is running again in their Sock Gallery from this Saturday, 10th August. The primary aim of Open is to provide a platform for local artists as well as permitting local townsfolk the opportunity to … Continue reading

Electrical Work in the Library Update »

We have news about ongoing wiring project in the Library and some details of some more work that will be taking place throughout August. Work on adding extra electrical sockets to the desks in Open 3 that begun last month should be … Continue reading

Well Done Des! »

Congratulations to Des Black (Library Attendant)  who has recently successfully completed the City & Guilds Certificate of Competence and Testing of Electrical Equipment. Hugh Weaver, University Deputy Health and Safety Manager,  came to the Library on the 1st August to … Continue reading

When the Lamps Went Out All Over Europe… »

One hundred years ago this evening Britain declared war on Germany following their invasion of Belguim, embroiling the nation in a conflict that would last over four long, bloody years that would result in the loss of 900,000 lives fighting for the … Continue reading

Join Us for Elevenses this August »

  Staff and researchers are cordially invited to join us this August for a freshly-baked batch of our ever-popular Elevenses bite-sized training sessions run by Library staff this coming August. We’ll be looking at the following subjects: Careers Agility (Wednesday … Continue reading

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