• Library Catalogue will be unavailable at 11.00 pm tonight

    We are sorry for the short notice but the library catalogue will be unavailable tonight from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. This is to finish the maintenance which was started yesterday. We have tried to choose a time which will have the least impact on our users.

  • Library catalogue – evaluation of the new interface

    It is over a month since we went live with the new library catalogue. Feedback generally has been very positive and users do seem to like the clearer/more modern interface. There were two changes which did not go down so well. In our efforts to make the front screen more streamlined and less cluttered we…

  • New Look for the Library Catalogue

    We have been working on the library catalogue to give it a more modern/streamlined feel. The icons have been updated and terminology altered. You can search for your reading lists and have a quick and easy access to our new Discovery tool. We do hope you like our new library catalogue and we welcome feedback…

  • Library Catalogue: at risk Thursday 25th between 5 pm and 7pm

    We will be doing some essential maintenance to the library catalogue between 5 pm and 7 pm on Thursday August 25th. Access might be affected during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to keep any downtime to the minimum.

  • The Mobile Library Catalogue is here!

    We currently have a trial of a mobile version of the Library Catalogue. It is from Library Thing and is called Library Anywhere. It would be great if you could try it and feedback what you think. Ideas for what links should be on the first screen would also be welcomed. The Catalogue search is…

  • Inter Library Loans

    The British Library is currently undertaking a massive stock move and they have informed us that titles may be subject to delays of over 8 weeks. Please consider this when you are placing any Inter Library Loan requests for either books or journals. For more information on Inter Library Loans please visit our website

  • Library Catalogue: new date for upgrade

    We were unable to do the upgrade on Monday 26th.  It will now take place on Thursday 29th July from 3.00 until 5.00 pm

  • Library Catalogue: planned upgrade

    The library catalogue will be unavailable on Monday 26th July from 8.30 until 11.00.

  • New Feature for the Library Catalogue

    We have added LibraryThing to the library catalogue. LibraryThing is a web2.0 enhancement.  The main features include tag browsing, book recommendations (similar to Amazon) and the facility to link related editions and translations of the same work.  We welcome feedback on this enhancement