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Opening hours, returning items and study space: changes over the holiday.

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New introduction sessions run every Wednesday at 2pm to get you started in…

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The Dialect and Heritage project has been awarded £530,500 from The National…

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A week of events, workshops and support for taught postgraduates—join us to…

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Skills@Library supports taught students to develop academic skills, through online resources, workshops, 1-to-1 appointments, drop-in sessions and teaching in the curriculum.

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Researcher@Library teams help staff and PhD researchers with open access, research data management, literature searching and increasing citations: online, in person and through workshops and events

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