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Library opening hours summer 2022

Back in January we asked you the following question via a quick poll: “Should the Library close overnight in the summer vacation to help reduce the University’s carbon footprint?” We provided the following background information: Headcount data taken from the Library shows a significant drop-off between mid-June and mid-September. On average, there are only 3-4 students in the […]


The Library is here for you

Don’t forget the Library will be open 24/7 throughout the Spring vacation. Library staff are here to help Monday to Friday 8:00-6:00pm. During the University Closure days (Thursday 14 – Wednesday 20 April inclusive) the Library will be staffed by our friendly Secruity Team. You can continue to request books for ‘Click and Collect’ or […]


Library vacation opening – your views sought

In January we asked you the following question via a quick poll: “Should the Library close overnight in the summer vacation to help the University’s carbon footprint?” We provided the following background information: Headcount data taken from the Library shows a significant drop-off between mid-June and mid-September. On average, there are only 3-4 students in the Library between […]


Reflecting on the Student Curator Project: Navigating Neurodiversity by Daisy Shearer

I feel so honoured to have been able to celebrate Neurodiversity Celebration Week by collaborating with the Library to create this display and reading list! Throughout the week, I’ve explored a variety of topics around neurodiversity here on the Library blog— from neurodiversity and mental health to how neurodivergence intertwines with disability and hearing from […]


Creating Community: What does neurodiversity mean to you?

I asked neurodivergent people from around the university (both students and staff) what neurodiversity means to them. Here are some of their responses: “To me, neurodiversity is about embracing different brains and working together to solve problems” “In a word; creativity!” “For me, “Neurodiversity” is a word that means a similar thing to “Biodiversity”, inasmuch […]


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