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!


Ground floor of ASSL

Building work begins this week!

Posted on July 8, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

  The builders will be arriving on site this week and work will start on the partitions separating the building area from the working area of the ground floor. You’ll still be able to use the normal entrance and exit of ASSL for now but at some point, the builders will need to close off Read moreabout Building work begins this week!


Short Loan’s temporary home

Posted on June 27, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

Short Loan move We are starting to relocate our Short Loan collection as part of the refurbishment. At the moment, the Short Loan (one day) and Short Loan Reference (library use only) books are being temporarily moved to the study area at the north end of the building. For the directionally-challenged among you, that’s the Read moreabout Short Loan’s temporary home


Relocation of ASSL Theses

Posted on June 12, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

Our theses are moving… In preparation for the building work, we are currently moving the thesis collection from the Arts & Social Studies Library short loan collection.  All PhDs will be relocated to our Research Reserve (Store) and all Masters theses from 2011 and earlier will also go to Store. You’ll be able to request Read moreabout Relocation of ASSL Theses