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Here you will find the latest news about services, collections and facilities with the most recent news at the top.

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Digital Creativity Week: Culture, communication and creativity

Thursday 19 April 2018

This event will explore archival material and consider connections between dialect, objects, and places in a creative way, culminating in a new digital creation.


Ask us for MoreBooks

Sunday 15 April 2018

Tell us which books you'd like us to buy for the Library between 23 April and 13 May this term.


Find a space to study that suits you

Friday 13 April 2018

The Library's a great place to study, but it can be very busy in the run up to exams. Take a look at our tips to make the most of our resources and information about some of your alternatives.


White Rose Libraries THELMA shortlisting

Thursday 12 April 2018

White Rose Libraries (WRL) collaboration has been shortlisted for Outstanding Library Team in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMA).


New Open Data in Practice event

Sunday 8 April 2018

The Benefits of Sharing Data event is being held on Thursday 17 May from 2.00pm to 3.30pm in ARC/014.


Easter borrowing, opening, & SCONUL access

Monday 12 March 2018

Over the Easter vacation you can continue to borrow items for the normal length of time, but recall periods will be longer. If you're away from the University, the SCONUL access scheme allows you to use resources at other universities.


Meet the Guide Dogs!

Monday 5 March 2018

Join us for our Guide dog meet and greet in week 9!


Call for book donations: World Book Day - Thursday 1st March 2018

Friday 16 February 2018

Donate your books to those in need!


Ask us for MoreBooks

Monday 5 February 2018

Tell us which books you’d like us to buy for the Library between 12 and 25 February this term.


Upgrading YorSearch

Tuesday 30 January 2018

We are upgrading the functionality of the YorSearch catalogue on Tuesday 6 February.


New loan laptops

Thursday 25 January 2018

You love using our loan laptops - so we've added more!


Spring Term research support training

Monday 22 January 2018

The Library's Research Support Team is here to support you with your research.


Revised University Research Data Management Policy

Monday 15 January 2018

A revised University Research Data Management Policy was approved by Research Committee in November 2017.


What's your digital experience?

Wednesday 10 January 2018

We're working with Jisc, who provide digital infrastructure and advice to UK education, to find out more about your experience of the digital tools, environment, and support that you access at the University.


New student kitchen available in the Library

Friday 5 January 2018

Due to popular demand, a kitchen is now available to students on a trial basis.


Annual book stock review

Monday 1 January 2018

We are currently undertaking our annual book stock review, starting this year with the books on the first floor of the Morrell Library (Social Sciences). The aim of the review is to ensure that our collections continue to meet research and teaching needs across the University and that we are making best use of Library space.


Christmas borrowing, opening hours, & SCONUL access

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Over the Christmas vacation, borrowing times and recall periods will be longer. The Library will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day. If you're away from the University, the SCONUL access scheme allows you to use resources at other universities.


Research Data Management (RDM) 101 tutorial

Monday 6 November 2017

We have designed a new online tutorial RDM 101 to provide a bite-sized introduction to RDM.


Ask us for MoreBooks

Friday 3 November 2017

Tell us which books you’d like us to buy for the Library between 6 and 19 November this term.


New exhibition at the Minster Library

Friday 27 October 2017

Dr Eric Durot of the History Department has curated a new exhibition 'England and the French Wars of Religion' which will be on display at the Minster Library until Tuesday 21 November. It displays 16th century pamphlets, held in the Minster Library, which reflect contemporary attitudes to the ongoing wars in France.


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