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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Thursday 1 November 2018
Tell us which books you'd like us to buy for the Library between 5 and 18 November this term.
Monday 22 October 2018
International Open Access Week runs between 22 to 29 October 2018
Monday 15 October 2018
Library staff are excited to announce the arrival of a MagicTouch kiosk.
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.
Sunday 7 October 2018
Second and third year students share their top study tips so that you can get a head start!
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.
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.
Monday 24 September 2018
Last year’s graduates generously donated lots of coursebooks for their successors - now you can come and take them home.
Thursday 20 September 2018
Our Library offers everything you'd expect - books, desks, wifi, advice - and quite a lot you wouldn't expect. The three minute video tour is a great starting point for all students.
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Been away for the summer? Here's what you may have missed from the Library and IT Services in recent months.
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Welcome to York! Get to know your Library and the services we provide by visiting our information pages for international students.
Tuesday 18 September 2018
As the new term starts, the Library and IT Help Desk should be your first port of call for any IT questions or problems.
Sunday 2 September 2018
If you’re a postgraduate leaving us this autumn, please remember to return all your Library items and pay any charges by Sunday 7 October 2018.
Wednesday 29 August 2018
The library has invested in updated technology to make borrowing books quicker and easier.
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.
Wednesday 18 July 2018
We've launched more loan laptops, this time in the Library@Piazza.
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.
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.
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Changes to the Key Texts Collection for 2018/19.
Monday 21 May 2018
Please remember to return all your Library items and pay any charges by Friday 22 June 2018.
Monday 14 May 2018
Pass your course books on and raise money for charity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Monday 5 March 2018
Join us for our Guide dog meet and greet in week 9!
Friday 16 February 2018
Donate your books to those in need!
Monday 5 February 2018
Tell us which books you’d like us to buy for the Library between 12 and 25 February this term.
Tuesday 30 January 2018
We are upgrading the functionality of the YorSearch catalogue on Tuesday 6 February.
Thursday 25 January 2018
You love using our loan laptops - so we've added more!
Monday 22 January 2018
The Library's Research Support Team is here to support you with your research.
Monday 15 January 2018
A revised University Research Data Management Policy was approved by Research Committee in November 2017.
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.
Friday 5 January 2018
Due to popular demand, a kitchen is now available to students on a trial basis.
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.