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7 June, 2013 - 14:30
The busiest time in the Library appears to have passed, so we've decided to revert to the usual 12 hour reservation system. Readers may now reserve study materials on a desk for up to 12 hours. Please make sure you fill in one of the yellow reservation slips and leave it clearly on top of your books/papers. As long as you return within 12 hours staff will not clear your belongings. Thank you for your cooperation!
4 June, 2013 - 10:34
Civilizations in Contact has been awarded a £49,000 grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project that will bring the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum - and with them, a new understanding of Britain’s Roman heritage - to Cambridgeshire schools this summer term.
4 June, 2013 - 08:31
There will be no staff in the Library from 12.45pm on Wednesday 5 June until 8.30am on Thursday 6 June. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
29 May, 2013 - 11:05
Check out the JBS Information & Library Service's latest list of favourite new tools for finding and organising information and presenting your work online. Increase your productivity and have some fun whilst you're at it!
24 May, 2013 - 13:32
The Library will be staffed as usual this bank holiday Monday, 27 May. You'll find the Librarian in her office (or nearby) between 08.45 and 17.15, and the Library Assistant between 09.30 and 12.45.
24 May, 2013 - 11:41
This Doctoral Researcher Award is presented by the Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) to promote and award academic and scientific excellence among young researchers in the UK. This year there was strong competition for this award with 140 applications from 40 universities in the UK.
20 May, 2013 - 15:37
Cambridge Central Library (in the Grand Arcade) are hosting this free drop-in event (details here) on Wednesday lunchtime, in partnership with John Lewis, Heffers, Waterstones and W.H.Smith. Try out different tablets and e-readers and get expert advice from staff, with no pressure to make a purchase. A great opportunity to help you make an informed decision!
16 May, 2013 - 09:22
Dr Giles Yeo, Fellow and Tutor of Wolfson will feature on an upcoming Channel 4 show called ‘Fat Family Tree’ on Thursday 23 May at 8pm. Giles is Director of Genomics/Transcriptomics at the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital.
15 May, 2013 - 14:48
The University Computing Service have been informed of the current university-wide problem with connecting to the internet via the Lapwing and Eduroam wireless networks and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
8 May, 2013 - 14:27
Don't forget that you can view, download and print exam papers from the last five years on the Cambridge University Library Exam Question Website. Tripos, LLM and many MPhil exam papers from the years 2008-2012 are available. Use your Raven user-id and password to log in to the site. A set of bound paper copies of Tripos exam papers from the years 2006-2010 can be found on the reference shelves in the Lee Library.
7 May, 2013 - 09:55
3 May, 2013 - 12:27
A film that Wolfson Fellow David Baguley advised on and appear briefly in is being shown at the Arts Picturehouse on 12 and 16 May. There will be a Q&A session after both screenings, with Lindsey Dryden (Director), Nick Coleman (music critic and author) and David. Wolfson's Professor Brian Moore, was also involved: his team did the simulations of listening through hearing aids and cochlear implants in the film.
3 May, 2013 - 11:24
Do consider attending this exciting event in College today! For more details, including the full programme, see the Event webpage.
3 May, 2013 - 11:21
The Library remains open and will be staffed as usual on Bank Holiday Monday, 6 May!