Arts News - University of Liverpool Library

News updates for the Faculty of Arts from your subject librarians.

Wednesday, 20 June 2007

Visiting other university libraries during the summer

The Sydney Jones Library here at the University of Liverpool is not the only library undergoing extensive building works and / or refurbishments. Summer is the traditional time for major works to university libraries (for example, the University of Warwick library is undergoing extensive re-modelling, and the main library at University College London will see some collections inaccessible as building works are undertaken).

As such, if you intend to visit another university library during the next few months, you're advised to ring ahead or check their websites to ensure the material or services you want are available. The University of Exeter provides a listing of UK academic libraries that may help you with this.

Thursday, 7 June 2007

Trial access to Keesing's Record of World Events Online

Those of you studying modern history may wish to have a look at Keesing's Record Of World Events Online. Keesing's provides monthly reports on the world's most important political, social and economic events. The online version goes back to the first report, published in 1931.

The Library is providing trial access to this resource up until 4th July. If you would like to try it out and leave a comment about its usefulness, go to the Keesing's trial on the Library's e-resources blog.