New location for Books (Classmarks A and R-Z)

Book shelves with boxes of books in foreground

‘Books on the Move’ now complete: 1 September 2022

We are pleased to let you know that the books that were in D Block, Ground Floor have now been moved to their new locations. LibrarySearch has been updated with the new locations, making books easy to locate:

  • A Classmark (General Works) are located in D Block, Floor 1
  • R,S & T Classmarks (Medicine, Agriculture, Technology) are located in A Block, Floor 3
  • U & V Classmarks (Military and Naval Science) are located in D Block, Floor 3
  • Z Classmark (Writing, Paleography, Libraries, Bibliography): Paleography and History of Books items are located in D3; the remainder of Z classmark items have moved to the Reserve Collection – use the Place Reservation button in LibrarySearch to request an item

D Block, Ground Floor is now the home of Nexus, a new student help point. IT & Library Support are also located in this area.

Thank you for your patience during the book move.

Books on the move update: 12 August

Book moves have begun and there may be some noise and work disruption in Block A, Floor 3 and Block D, Floor 1. We will aim to minimise any impact on your experience of using the Library, and apologise for any inconvenience.

Please continue to use LibrarySearch to find resources. If you have any questions or need support please contact IT & Library Support staff.

Books on the move: 5 August

Books in D Block, Ground Floor (Classmarks R-Z) are moving, and the study areas will be relocating. Classmark A books in A Block, Floor 3 are also on the move.

Where are they moving to?

  • A Classmark (General Works) are moving to D Block, Floor 1
  • R,S & T Classmarks (Medicine, Agriculture, Technology) are moving to A Block, Floor 3
  • U & V Classmarks (Military and Naval Science) are moving to D Block, Floor 3
  • Z Classmark (Writing, Paleography, Libraries, Bibliography): Paleography and History of Books items have moved to D3; the remainder of Z classmark items have moved to the Reserve Collection – use the Place Reservation button in LibrarySearch to request an item

Use LibrarySearch to find the items you need and look for “Find it on the shelf” on the search results page, which tells you the Block, Floor, and Row number. LibrarySearch is updated daily, so although the books are moving, they will be easy to find. Alternatively, follow local signage.

We aim to cause the minimum of disruption while we work towards making books easier to find and easier to access on the shelf. Please let us support you during the transition.

If you have problems finding an item please talk to IT & Library Support staff.

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