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UCL School of Pharmacy Library early closure, 19th September 2014

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UCL School of Pharmacy Library will close at 5pm this evening because of staff shortages.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

UCL Language & Speech Science Library morning closure, 15th September 2014

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UCL Language & Speech Science Library will be closed on the morning of 15th September 2014 due to building work running over. We hope to open the library at 12pm.

Child Health Library closing at 17:00, Friday 12 September

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UCL Institute of Child health Library

The UCL Institute of Child Health Library will be unstaffed from 17.00 this evening, Friday 12 September, due to staff shortages.

Glasgow School of Art

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On 23 May 2014, Glasgow School of Art suffered a devastating fire, which destroyed its world-famous Rennie Macintosh Library and its bookstock. In a show of solidarity, UCL Library Services has donated 6 books and two periodical sets to help re-establish the library presence in the School. On the 26 August, UCL received a letter from the School thanking us for our support. Many thanks to Liz Lawes in UCL Library Services who has been instrumental in showing UCL’s support in this terrible time of loss for the Glasgow School of Art.

Update: reclassification in the Bartlett Library

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UCL Central House

The Bartlett Library is being reclassified into one sequence using the Library of Congress Classification scheme. This will make finding related subjects in the library much easier. It also means that for a few weeks there will be a major relabeling and re-shelving process. Some books may be unavailable for a short period of time. Please ask library staff for any help you need with finding books during this time.

Explore service outage, Tuesday 09 September

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Explore will be down for a short period in the early hours of Tuesday 09 September while an upgrade is performed, and it should be considered 'at risk' for the remainder of the day.

LaSS Library closed Wednesday 10 - Saturday 13 September

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UCL Language & Speech Science Library

Owing to the installation of self-service machines, the UCL Language and Speech Science Library will be closed Wednesday 10 - Saturday 13 September. This is part of our ongoing project to install self-service machines in a number of our libraries. Full details of the project.

Ongoing: Science Library Windows Replacement Project - reading room closures

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Science Library with scaffolding outside

This summer will see a major project to replace all the windows on the Darwin Walk and Malet Place elevations of the Science Library with high energy rating double glazed windows.

Management book collection returns to Science Library

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Management reading room

Following the closure of the temporary Cruciform Library, the management book collection has now returned to the 2nd floor of the Science Library. Books will be available for loan from Tuesday 2nd September.

Eastman Dental Library closed for refurbishment, 2nd - 10th September

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UCL Eastman Dental Library

The Eastman Dental Library will be closed for refurbishment between Tuesday 2 September 5.00pm - Wednesday 10 September 9.00am. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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