Archive for the ‘Library & Learning Centre’ Category

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016

This year’s specific IWD theme is: ‘Pledge For Parity’, which is concerned with how the closing of the gender gap around the world has slowed even more in recent years.

Library fines amnesty

On 6 February our Library celebrated National Libraries Day and cleared all outstanding Library fines.

Improving our Library through collaborative design

In October 2016 the Library ran a survey to gather your views on improving Level 2 and your ideas have been used in plans for redevelopment.

Extra seats and learning spaces in the Library

Changes made in the Library to increase capacity and learning spaces based on student consultation in 2015.

Cutting Library fines and new loans system

On National Libraries Day 2016, we will be introducing a new loans system.

Phishing e-mail with subject line: Library Services

If you have received an e-mail with the subject line ‘Library Services’ telling you ‘Your access to your library account is expiring soon, and you will be not eligible for Document Delivery Service’, it is not genuine, please delete it.

Sue Gowman retires from Library after 19 years

There will be an afternoon tea for Sue on her last day, Friday 25 September 3-5pm in the Claverton Rooms.

Children's workshop at Modern Pentathlon

Children have fun making team ties inspired by archives.

Library Card for Yoda the owl

Hand-reared Yoda the owl, and handler Marcus, are visiting campus twice a week to discourage the growth of the seagull population.

Bath submits 400,000th record on EThOS database

The 400,000th record added to the EThOS (e-theses online service) data at the British Library was a study done at the University.

Who won the Library Survey prize draw?

The Library’s 2015 LibQual survey ran for 4 weeks this February; many thanks to all 1,315 people who took part.

Library Survey: Last chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite

Please let the Library know what you think of their services - and be in with a chance of winning a Kindle Paperwhite e-reader.

Library Survey 2015 & Kindle Paperwhite prize draw

Please let the Library know what you think of their services - and be in with a chance of winning a Kindle Paperwhite e-reader.

Are you (next) REF ready?

The next REF may seem far away, but we all need to be focusing on our publications now.

GW4 treasures from the Bath, Bristol, Cardiff & Exeter archives

The GW4 website has recently been enhanced with information on the treasures held within the Libraries and Archives of its four member institutions.

Launch of pilot for new email platform

Staff in the Library are to be the first user testing group of our new email platform using Microsoft Exchange.

Allow plenty of time to print your assignments

Demand will be very high for printing in December and January with 7,000 assignments due in - it'd be best not to leave it till the last minute.

Reminding students to allow plenty of time to print assignments

Please remind your students that demand will be very high with 7,000 assignments handed in over December and January, so students must ensure they print their documents in good time before deadline.

Open Access Week: 20-26 October

Library Research Services team will be holding daily drop-in sessions in the Library & hosting a movie

We're second in THE student survey

The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey has ranked us second overall & joint top in seven criteria