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Bureau Van Dijk Databases Down for Maintenance on Sunday 3rd August »

On Sunday morning, 3rd August, between 6-8am, all of our Bureau van Dijk databases – including Bankscope, FAME and Zephyr – will be unavailable owing to scheduled maintenance work. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Library Catalogue Plus Upgrade on Sunday 27th July »

Our Library Catalogue Plus database provider ExLibris will be performing an upgrade of the system this coming Sunday morning, July 27th. As a result, there will be a short period of downtime while this upgrade takes effect. We apologise in … Continue reading

Increased Loan Allowances – Here to Stay! »

Back at the start of the Summer term we temporarily increased our loan allowances to help everyone out during the busy revision period. Well, it’s been such a popular success that we’ve decided to make the increase permanent! The loan … 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

Electrical Work in the Library this July »

Electrical contractors will be starting work in the Library next week from Monday 14th July on equipping the majority of tables on Level 3 with power sockets. While these works take place half of Level 3 will be unavailable for a time … Continue reading

Points of view – a summary of suggestion cards »

As usual, our users have had the opportunity to leave feedback and suggestions in one of our special boxes over the last 12 months. All users get a reply from a relevant member of Library staff within one working day … Continue reading

Scores on the doors – how did we perform against our KPI targets? »

The third full year of measuring our KPI performance pledges to you have just been released. So how did we do? The good news is that we actually did better than last year, so improvements have obviously been made. In fact, … Continue reading

Don’t Just Relax With a Book – Relax ON a Book! »

The National Literacy Trust have just begun a leisure reading scheme that gives the expression ‘settling down with a good book’ a whole new meaning, as they have installed a range of benches across London designed after popular literary classics … Continue reading

Visit Inner Worlds at the Loughborough Town Hall… »

Art lovers and fans of the science fiction dystopias of writers J.G. Ballard and Philip K. Dick are in for a treat at a new exhibition that has just opened at the Sock Gallery in Loughborough Town Hall. For Inner … Continue reading

Library Research Workshops for Staff this July »

The Library is running a series of workshops for staff this July with the aim of helping you get the best results for your research. Open Access publishing: Policy and practice Monday 14th July, 2-3.30pm Open access is an increasingly … Continue reading

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