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12 December, 2012 - 09:57
Cambridge University Library (the U.L.) is celebrating the run up to Christmas with an online advent calendar. Each day a new image on a Christmas theme will appear on the Special Collections blog. The images are taken from the library’s Victorian children’s book collection, which is just one of the many special collections held at the U.L. For more information on these collections visit the U.L.'s Special Collections web pages.
3 December, 2012 - 12:31
30 November, 2012 - 16:58
The Library and Computer Room will remain open as usual (24/7) for much of the Christmas vacation. There will be two brief periods of closure, as follows:
30 November, 2012 - 15:15
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made their first visit to Cambridge and the University on Wednesday, November 28. They met representatives of all the Colleges, long-standing University staff and other members of the academic community.
23 November, 2012 - 14:53
Borrowing and renewals for the Christmas vacation are now available. The due date for all books renewed or newly borrowed on or after Friday 23 November is Monday 14 January. Please make sure that you return or renew any books you already have on loan by midnight on Monday 26 November.
6 November, 2012 - 14:44
The Studentship is offered commencing in October 2013 for study in the arts and social sciences (including law). The award may be held for one, two or three years (subject to satisfactory progress) and is worth £11,000 towards university/college fees and maintenance. A successful applicant may be at undergraduate or postgraduate level and must be a citizen of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland. Preference will be given to candidates who have had a significant break in their studies at some stage since leaving school.
31 October, 2012 - 11:06
Neville Stack, who died suddenly on 27 October 2012 at his son’s home in Donegal, was a Press Fellow at Wolfson for a whole year: 1987–88.
25 October, 2012 - 09:07
Dr Michael Hrebeniak, Wolfson's Director of Studies in English, is co-organising 'The Rhythm of Objects,' the second PERFORMANCE: ART-CRITIQUE-EXPERIMENT (P:ACE) Convivium that straddles the thrilling new Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design in King's Cross and Robinson College Cambridge on the weekend of 27-28 October. P:ACE is a new research initiative that brings together theorists and practitioners in the field of Performance across disciplines as a means of exploring its contribution to cultural knowledge.
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16 October, 2012 - 11:04
Many thanks to Professor Sam Lieu (Visiting Fellow) for donating to the Lee Library a copy of Raymond and Bridget Allchin's book, From the Oxus to Mysore in 1951: the start of a great partnership in Indian scholarship (published in Kilkerran by Hardinge Simpole, 2012). Bridget Allchin is an Emeritus Fellow of the College.
16 October, 2012 - 10:39
The LibrarySearch catalogue is back online and the self-issue system in the Library is once more available for use. Yesterday's disruption in service was caused by a server problem at the University Library. Apologies for any inconvenience caused!
15 October, 2012 - 08:22
The LibrarySearch catalogue is currently unavailable. Please use the Newton Catalogue to search for books you want to find in the Lee Library. Choose “Newton” from the quick links on the Lee Library homepage, then select the Colleges P-W catalogue.
12 October, 2012 - 16:07
Here are the two most common error messages, and how to deal with them:
12 October, 2012 - 11:10
Dr Neville Silverston OBE has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award, sponsored by Cambridge Building Society, at the Cambridge News Community Awards 2012 ceremony.
12 October, 2012 - 10:02
Professor Sir John B Gurdon FRS has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent.