Here you will find the latest news about services, collections and facilities with the most recent news at the top.
Friday 13 May 2022
Many of you will be taking online exams this year, so you’ll need to think about the location which works best for you. Here are a few options for you to consider.
Friday 29 April 2022
The University exam period is nearly upon us, so here’s everything you need to know about how to make the best use of the Library during your revision and exams. We expect to be busier than normal so you’ll need to plan ahead.
Thursday 28 April 2022
The library will move to 24 hour opening for the exam period, starting at 8am on May 2 and ending at midnight on June 4, after which we'll return to 8am - midnight opening.
Monday 18 April 2022
We’ve got a few changes in place for this term, as we try and tweak things to improve your experience.
Wednesday 6 April 2022
The British Library welcomes all researchers to its Reading Room sites, and here in York we are lucky to be close to its unique Yorkshire site at Boston Spa. The University Library has recently restarted the free, weekly minibus to the Boston Spa Reading Room, and we want to take the opportunity to tell you more about this great service.
Wednesday 23 March 2022
The Library is pleased to announce a national ‘read and publish’ agreement with Elsevier.
Friday 11 March 2022
Term ends March 18, so here’s all you need to know about the library service over the break.
Thursday 24 February 2022
Digital Creativity Week is a week-long event for students to work with digital and creative technologies, explore archival material and research, and develop skills, culminating in the creation of digital artefacts for an exhibition as part of York Festival of Ideas.
Friday 28 January 2022
The University of York now has an institutional licence for Covidence, an online software tool to streamline the process of conducting a systematic review.
Friday 14 January 2022
Check out the newly refurbished library with extra study space new mobile shelfing
Tuesday 11 January 2022
We’re looking for students who can help us with our Campus East Library Project. If you spend a lot of time on Campus East - because you live there, your department’s based there, or because you like to study there - we’d like your feedback (and we’ll give you a £15 voucher to say thank you).
Wednesday 5 January 2022
Here's a January news update from the library.
Friday 10 December 2021
The UK Government has recently announced a new set of Coronavirus restrictions in response to the spread of the new variant. The Library will remain open but we’ll be bringing in a few changes in order to comply with the latest guidance
Monday 6 December 2021
There are a lot of key dates for the next few weeks, and we’ve brought them together below.
Wednesday 24 November 2021
Today marks the day of St Catherine, and in celebration of her status as Patron Saint of Libraries and Archives we want to take the opportunity to tell you more about the joint services the Libraries and Archives here at York offer.
Tuesday 23 November 2021
We updated you recently with our plans for the final stages of the redevelopment of King’s Manor Library. We’re now able to share more about how the work will proceed in the next couple of months.
Tuesday 23 November 2021
The Library is moving to a blended system of bookable and non-bookable study spaces from 6 December.
Wednesday 20 October 2021
As we approach the final stages of the King’s Manor Library redevelopment project, we’re excited to provide an update about the design for the Library and what will be happening over the next few months.
Tuesday 19 October 2021
From Open Access to pre-registration, publishing is changing. This session asks, 'what could scholarly publishing look like in the future?'.
Sunday 17 October 2021
We're making a tweak to the study space system for KML as of today (October 18), to introduce a blended approach to bookings.