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UCL Sustainability Awards 2018: Libraries making a difference

The UCL Sustainability Awards ceremony was held on Tuesday 03/09 in the Jeremy Bentham Room (Wilkins building). The event was hosted by Richard Jackson (Director, Sustainability in UCL Estates) and Professor Geraint Rees (Chair of the UCL Sustainability Committee and Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences). Professor Rees presented awards to the teams which participated in the Green Impact scheme in 2018.

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A revolution in academic publishing?

A coalition of European research funders issued ‘Plan S’ to make immediate Open Access a reality by 2020. Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice-Provost (Library Services), explains how Plan S has the potential to be a game changer and highlights challenges for implementation.

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Replacement Security Gates at the Science Library

Starting from Monday 16th July 2018, the main entrance to the UCL Science Library will be closed for works to be carried out for the installation of the new gates, dismantling of the security hut, and refurbishment of the whole space. During this time an alternative entrance to the building will be provided.

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UCL Library Services “Highly Commended” in Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards

UCL Library Services gained recognition as an “Outstanding Library Team” in this year’s Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (known as THELMAs), where UCL was highly commended. For 2018, the 10th anniversary of these national awards, there was stiff competition from other institutions, with 8 libraries shortlisted in 2018, including the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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