If you been on the 2nd floor of David Hockney Building over the last few months, you’d have noticed that the library team has carried out another one of our increasingly annual book moves.
We’re really pleased with the result.
Taller shelving allows us to create more space for studying
We’ve upgraded about a third of the shelving from 3 to 4 high, allowing us to remove our older wooden shelves and create a new reading area. We’ve moved our shelving to be closer together to create more of a library feel and make book searching more straightforward for library users.
New reading area with comfy sofas and a bookshop feel
Our new reading area brings together our Graded Readers with our Reading Collection. We’ve got comfy sofas for anyone wanting to curl up with a book, as well as quiet group study tables. You’ll also find our film collection here, and we are creating a new collection of graphic novels.
New Study Skills collection to aid browsing and discovery
We’ve still got a quiet individual study area which is next to our new collection of Study Skills books. This will allow students to browse our generic study skills books rather than having to find these books which were scattered throughout the library collection.