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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

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Develop skills, explore Yorkshire's past and create digital artefacts or installations for an exhibition.


LibInspo event

Thursday 14 February 2019

The shortlisted ideas will pitch to win the £1,000 prize and have their idea introduced.


Think outside the books

Friday 1 February 2019

Your reading lists are a great starting place, but when you're preparing your assignments or dissertation, you can add value by exploring our archives, rare books collection, e-resources, and the resources held at other academic libraries.


Enjoy learning creative coding

Monday 28 January 2019

Learn to code from the basics upwards at the Library and IT Services' Digital Wednesdays sessions.


Wonders on Wednesday

Friday 25 January 2019

Join our experts to learn more about the treasures in the university collections.


Find your space

Monday 21 January 2019

The Library and IT rooms get busy at this time of year. But help is available when you need to find a space.


LibInspo

Monday 14 January 2019

Send us your ideas for a chance to win a £1,000 prize.


Laptop loans for research students

Wednesday 5 December 2018

We've launched a new laptop loans service specifically for postgraduate researchers, letting you borrow a laptop for up to a month.


Christmas borrowing, opening hours, and SCONUL access

Monday 19 November 2018

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.


Event: Get digitally creative with The 12 Days of Christmas

Monday 19 November 2018

What does a partridge in a pear tree look like in the digital world? How do ten lords a’ leap to the music and where are the six geese a’ laying?


Explore your archives

Sunday 18 November 2018

Add value to your assignments and research by exploring the unique resources, only available here at York, relating to a wide range of academic subjects, held on campus in our archives.


Library & Archives survey 2018: we want your feedback

Monday 12 November 2018

The Library & Archives survey 2018 is now open, and runs until Sunday 2 December. Tell us how we're doing and you could win a Chromebook, Fitbit Versa, or £200 experience day.


Ask us for MoreBooks

Thursday 1 November 2018

Tell us which books you'd like us to buy for the Library between 5 and 18 November this term.


International Open Access Week

Monday 22 October 2018

International Open Access Week runs between 22 to 29 October 2018


The Magic Touch

Monday 15 October 2018

Library staff are excited to announce the arrival of a MagicTouch kiosk.


Recommended reading

Sunday 14 October 2018

Your lecturers work with the Library to ensure that you have access to reading lists for your course. Find your lists to access a host of useful features.


Library & IT tips

Sunday 7 October 2018

Second and third year students share their top study tips so that you can get a head start!


Write about your book collection to win £500

Thursday 4 October 2018

Do you have more than ten books? Then you're a book collector! The Tony Fothergill Book Collecting Prize is your chance to tell the world about your collection. The winner will receive £500 and entry to the National Book Collecting Prize.


White Rose University Press publishes translated poems

Wednesday 26 September 2018

The open access press founded by the universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds, has released Oysters, nightingales and cooking pots: selected poetry and prose of Tristan Corbière.


Treat your shelf

Monday 24 September 2018

Last year’s graduates generously donated lots of coursebooks for their successors - now you can come and take them home.


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