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A new Wellcome Trust-funded project has launched to catalogue and make…

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The Brotherton will close on weekdays until 5pm while building works take…

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The Edward Boyle Library will now provide around the clock study space until…

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Nick Plant urges open access outcome needed in Elsevier negotiations.

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