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The Sheppard Library - summer opening times

24/7 opening times for The Sheppard Library will finish on Sunday 23rd July 2017. From Monday 24th July the opening times will be 8.30am until 10pm… 35 more words

Library & Research

Feature post #45: Recent LIS Student Research

When we decided on the topic of LIS student research we knew we wanted approach LISDIS to contribute to the discussion. Happily for us, Michelle Bond, one of the founders of LISDIS – the… 1,023 more words


The public library – the suburban library – this particular library

The initial post in my new blog comes from the café (it’s lunchtime). I wonder if that’s paradoxical, but conclude that it isn’t. Even 30 years ago, after the main library in my hometown Trondheim was refurbished (and expanded, from a quiet, dark shelf-filled place to a bright, vibrant place clad with white marble and windows), the library café became a hangout for all kinds of existences, also school kids with time to spend but no money for a coffee refill. 366 more words


Fragments and foments for the 4th

That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges. ~John Burroughs

This wry observation on the forthcoming Fourth of July inspires random thoughts and a dip into the scattered notes that don’t quite sum to a cogent theme – or post.  540 more words

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Borrow Graded Readers at the Library drop-in today

The Library drop-in service is taking place in the Quad right now (12.45 – 2.45pm). The Quad is closed for an event but Pre-sessional students have permission to come into the Quad to borrow Graded Readers  and get help with their research. 18 more words

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Do you speak Mandarin?

Shannon Bing, Chinese Liaison Officer is presenting a talk about student life at Middlesex University in Mandarin. This will take place today, 14th June 2017 in room H116, starting at 1.30pm. 22 more words

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The Paine College Concert Choir

Paine College’s Special Collections Office, located at the Collins-Callaway Library, has a multitude of documents, books, and photos showing its expansive and highly acclaimed history.  We also have recordings that may be of interest to all! 82 more words