Author Archives: Martyn Post

Library Display: International Day of People with Disabilities

The 3rd of December is International Day of People with Disabilities, it originated back in 1992 by the United Nations, as a day of celebration for anyone living with disabilities. It is an international day of awareness, to highlight in … Continue reading

The Pamphlet Collection: Superman takes on his biggest foe.

Superman says “Never say yes to a cigarette” Once again we are delving into the pamphlet collection, this time to bring you a glimpse of an early 80s public health campaign, staring Superman.  This can be found in the upstairs … Continue reading

Library Display: Books for study and well-being

Starting a new postgraduate can be daunting at the best of times, but starting during a pandemic when so much uncertainty is in the air, when you may not have been able to meet in person your course mates, lecturers … Continue reading

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Barnard 3.0 – Updating the library collection: a look at the pamphlets

With the update to the Barnard Classification Scheme completed, thousands of physical items in the library collection have had classmarks changed. Updating items on the records management system and the physical items in the main collection, the basement and the … Continue reading

eJournals – making the most of online journal platforms

The pandemic has meant a lot of changes with how the Library is delivering its collections service for staff and students. With all courses currently being taught online, and the inability to access the physical collection, this has meant a … Continue reading

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Expanding eBooks: accessing library materials without a library

For many the quintessential image of the academic library is perhaps something from a bygone era. Dusty shelves with rows upon rows of books, academic journals in rolling stacks, silence broken up by the odd cough and pencil dropping from … Continue reading

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