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Books not renewed? We’ll text you an alert!

Books not renewed? We’ll text you an alert!

We know that sometimes it can be hard keeping track of the books you’ve taken out on loan – and sometimes even harder to remember to return books that others have requested! You’ve been asking us to text you a reminder –  and as a result of…

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You asked to be able to borrow laptops for longer…

You asked to be able to borrow laptops for longer…

You’ve told us how much you like the library loan laptops ‘Fantastic service – as a commuting student it means I don’t have to carry my laptop around with me :)’ ‘Access to laptops – bloody great’ ‘Very useful service and helpful feature for those who…

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You’ve told us a lot lately…

You’ve told us a lot lately…

…about your time in the library… “a petting day/library rabbit to help reduce stress – Oscar the cat at HoC has already helped to relieve stress” You may have seen Oscar the cat, he lives near to Collegiate campus and wanders into the University from time to time – the staff…

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You’ve told us it’s frustrating…

You’ve told us it’s frustrating…

when you’ve waited to borrow a library loan laptops only to find that others returning them to the cabinets immediately borrow them again. To solve this problem and make it fair for everyone – we’ve introduced a time delay meaning you can’t borrow a laptop you’ve just returned….

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More ‘skills sessions’ at Collegiate as a result of your comments!

More ‘skills sessions’ at Collegiate as a result of your comments!

Great news – you asked for more study skills sessions to be held at Collegiate… As a result of your comments a new academic skills programme is now running at Collegiate which includes Workshops – interactive taught sessions looking at a variety topics including Top ten tips to improve your academic writing…

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Keeping it safe…

Keeping it safe…

You’ve asked us… “can we have a safe where we can put our mobile phones whilst studying in the library (as gadgets can be a distraction for students)” Thanks for your comments – its a great suggestion, we want to do what we can to…

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Overnight prayer room in Adsetts

Overnight prayer room in Adsetts

You’ve said…can a ‘quiet area sign’ be put up near the prayer room in Adsetts library level 4, as sometimes it can get noisy from people waiting outside” We say…yes of course! we have put a sign on the prayer room door. The prayer room in Adsetts is for…

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Printing from a Mac laptop…

Printing from a Mac laptop…

…explained! We’ve received a few questions about how to print from a device other than a fixed library PC. You can print from virtually any device with internet access (so tablets, mobile phones, laptops) using Web print, although file type is currently limited to Excel,…

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Please excuse us…

Please excuse us…

while we have a bit of a makeover – we’ll be looking our best very soon!

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New vending machines are coming…

New vending machines are coming…

…which should improve your time in the libraries just that little bit more. You’ve recently told us… ” I went to get a hot drink from the vending machines, I inserted some money but the machine wasn’t working because there wasn’t enough cups. It didn’t return my…

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