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Published: May 21, 2018 1:43:37 PM
We are pleased to announce that the brand new UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library has just reopened this week.
Published: Aug 23, 2017 11:03:50 AM
We are aware that readers may currently be finding it difficult to find somewhere to sit and study in the Main and Science libraries. We are doing our best to find ways to help you find a desk. We walk round the libraries regularly monitoring the situation and are currently working on a number of ways to help – watch this space.
Published: Mar 15, 2017 2:58:36 PM
We regularly review our library service provision to staff, students and external visitors. One aspect of the service which was reviewed via a benchmarking exercise during the latter part of last year was the loan allowance for all library users. Library Committee agreed in December 2015 that the loan limit for staff at UCL will be set at 40 items from 1 September 2016. This change maintains a generous limit for staff, whilst balancing this against the need to manage the Library’s print stock and ensure that it is available for users at the point of need. We have been individually contacting staff who currently have more than 40 items on loan and will be agreeing specific arrangements with them.
Published: Aug 31, 2016 10:21:00 AM
UCL's biomedical libraries support clinical practice, education and research at UCL’s affiliated NHS Trusts as part of our Service Level Agreement. Membership of the libraries is open to all staff of our affiliated Trusts.
The libraries provide study space, access to extensive biomedical and health collections, and training and support. We also collaborate closely with libraries at District General Hospitals to facilitate access to resources for medical students whilst they are on clinical placement.
We continue to develop our support to healthcare through our Library Services Strategy and have played a key role in the NHS-HE Forum,
which works to develop connections between NHS and Higher Education networks
and systems. Visit the NHS-HE Forum and Connectivity Project webpages for the most recent news and information.