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Disruption at the UCL Ear Institute and Action on Hearing Loss Libraries, 5th August

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Please note that new fire doors will be fitted at the UCL Ear Institute and Action on Hearing Loss Libraries on 5th August 2015.

LIBER 2015 ends in triumph for London and UCL

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Keynote speech, LIBER conference

24-26 June 2015 saw the 44th LIBER Annual Conference take place in London, organised by Imperial College London, the University of London, UCL and the LSE. LIBER is the Association of European Research Libraries with over 400 library members across Europe. 480+ attenders from all over Europe were present at the LIBER 2015 event, with visitors also from Canada, the USA and elsewhere. LIBER 2015 is (so far) the largest Conference in LIBER's history. The theme of the Conference was Towards Open Science - a global movement which sees openness and sharing as crucial themes in the processes involved in research and education.

Summer in the Library - our latest newsletter is out now

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Book from UCL Special Collections

Whilst some of you may venture abroad, we’ll be right here for those who need us throughout the Summer.

But whether you're on campus or not, our Summer in the Library newsletter will keep you abreast of everything happening here in UCL Libraries.

Want somewhere to study? Got some group work to do? Come to the library!

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New-look libraries and study spaces web pages

As part of our Library Strategy KPA for Sustainable Estate, UCL Library Services is committed to providing high-quality learning space for all of our users.

Research Grid relocating to Science Library, Summer 2015

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Research Grid

During the Summer term 2015 the graduate Research Grid will be relocating to the 4th floor of the Science Library. The new Research Grid will be providing improved facilities for graduate students along with a greater number of seats available for graduate study.

UCL Press launch

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UCL Press logo

UCL Press was launched with a fanfare and a blaze of publicity on 4 June 2015. 150 people attended a gala event to inaugurate the Press on a beautiful early Summer’s evening. The re-launch of UCL Press is historic because UCL Press is now the UK’s first fully Open Access University Press. Our guest of honour was Professor Lisa Jardine, whose book Temptation in the Archives: Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture is the first book to be published by UCL Press as an Open Access output.

Senate House Hub new layout for study spaces

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Senate House

Following user feedback, from Monday 20th April the layout of the Senate House Hub will be changing.

Spring 2015 issue of the Library Newsletter

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New issue of the Library Newsletter

The Spring issue of the Library Newsletter is now available to read.
Inside you will find information from Paul Ayris, Director of UCL Library Services, the welcoming of the UCL Institute of Education Library to the UCL family of libraries, the opening of Senate House Hub, new exhibitions in our libraries and much more.

UCLP Open Access

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UCLP logo

UCLP Open Access means making research publications from UCL Partners freely available online via UCL Discovery

Transcribe Bentham

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Bentham transcription page

Transcribe Bentham praised by German State Secretary for Education

Transcribe Bentham, the award-winning UCL participatory transcription project was praised last week at the Digital Humanities Summit in Berlin by the State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Cornelia Quennet-Thielen... Read more.

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