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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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Fairhurst kitchen is now a permanent fixture!

Thursday 9 August 2018

Following a successful trial period, the kitchen for student use in the Library’s Fairhurst building has now been made permanent.


Loan laptops at the Piazza

Wednesday 18 July 2018

We've launched more loan laptops, this time in the Library@Piazza.


An outstanding team

Friday 22 June 2018

White Rose Libraries (WRL) collaboration, including the Library, has been declared Outstanding Library Team in the Times Higher Education Leadership & Management (THELMA) Awards.


Reading Lists summer essentials

Monday 11 June 2018

With the summer vacation on the horizon here is some key information for academic staff about what’s happening with Reading Lists.


Key Texts changes

Tuesday 5 June 2018

Changes to the Key Texts Collection for 2018/19.


Graduating this summer?

Monday 21 May 2018

Please remember to return all your Library items and pay any charges by Friday 22 June 2018.


Find a new home for your unwanted books

Monday 14 May 2018

Pass your course books on and raise money for charity.


New Director of Library and Archives

Thursday 10 May 2018

We are delighted to announce that, following a very competitive selection process, Masud Khokhar has been appointed to the post of Director of Library and Archives.


Enhance your digital skills

Tuesday 1 May 2018

The Library and IT Services offer training every Wednesday afternoon to help you make the most of digital technologies. This term we will be focusing on managing your project and the dissertation process.


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!


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