Christmas tree by Short Loan

Merry Christmas from ASSL

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

We’d like to thank everybody, particularly staff working in ASSL, for bearing with us throughout the refurbishment project. We hope all our staff, students and visitors have a very Merry Christmas and that you come and use our splendid facilities in 2015!    


Casual seating area looking across to return sorter and self-issue kiosks

The ASSL refurb is nearly finished!

Posted on October 27, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

Here are the latest pictures from the Ground Floor of ASSL, which is almost at the end of the refurbishment project. The areas that are now open are: Short Loan Borrow 1 day loans from the new Short Loan area by using the self-issue kiosk in Short Loan. If you don’t borrow it, you’ll set off Read moreabout The ASSL refurb is nearly finished!



Progress check

Posted on September 17, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

There has been significant progress in the building site since the last blog post. The new Short Loan area has been constructed, the next step is making the made-to-measure desks for this area. The Enquiry Desk is really taking shape, with the staff area behind area very near completion. The area for the book Return sorter is also Read moreabout Progress check



Photo of new paint in Law Library

Law Library progress report

Posted on August 22, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

Most of the posts in the blog so far have concentrated on the ground floor of ASSL but there have been some big changes up in the Law Library too.  The library has had a new coat of paint and there will be new carpet laid in what was the Short Loan area within the Read moreabout Law Library progress report


Photo of new enquiry desk

Shape of things to come

Posted on by Victoria Stallard

We can now start to see the shape and structure of elements of the new layout for the Ground Floor of ASSL. New Short Loan area You can see the metal supports on the floor in the above photo: this is part of the outline of the new Short Loan area. The supports will hold up Read moreabout Shape of things to come




Photo of partition walls

It’s a cover up!

Posted on July 22, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

The builders have finished putting up the partition walls around the building site in ASSL and are cracking on with the work. Inevitably there is a bit of noise, apologies for any inconvenience. If you’re still planning on using ASSL for studying, the top floor is currently the quietest (Silent Study area at the north Read moreabout It’s a cover up!