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Library Services are (still) here for you 

Covid-19, Higher Education and shifting to online teaching and learning – we’ve reviewed the literature so you don’t have to! Since the lockdown began, there have been countless useful resources to help us all get to grips with online delivery whilst maintaining a focus on accessibility, inclusivity and staff and student wellbeing. To save you sifting through your inbox or raiding your ‘to read’ folder, […]

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Hive Staff Recommended Reads

With the Bank Holiday approaching, staff at The Hive library have been sharing their recommendations for lockdown reading. Here are a few of their suggestions: One of the archive staff is reading The Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler: “I hope I work out what it’s about by the time I finish it,” she jokes. […]

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Library Services: askalibrarian and LiveChat

Our askalibrarian service will be available Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-3pm. We can be contacted via askalibrarian@worc.ac.uk and our LiveChat service. You can also email your Academic Liaison Librarian directly but please be aware that they may currently be working flexibly and so will respond to emails when they are able. All services are open to […]

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Askalibrarian and LiveChat: Easter opening

The askalibrarian service and LiveChat will be closed for the bank holidays on Good Friday (April 10th) and Easter Monday (April 13th). We will operate our usual service on Saturday 11th, 11am-4pm.

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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Returning Hive loans

If students have books from The Hive and are leaving Worcester, there are two options for returning them. Drop them off at City Campus reception in Charles Hastings, as part of your daily exercise, or on your journey when you leave Worcester. Reception is open until 9pm but please note there is no vehicle access […]

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Library Services: askalibrarian and LiveChat

Our askalibrarian service will be available Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. We can be contacted via askalibrarian@worc.ac.uk and our LiveChat service. You can also email your Academic Liaison Librarian directly but please be aware that they may currently be working flexibly and so will respond to emails when they are able. All services are open to […]

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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Library Services: opening hours, askalibrarian and access to resources

For the latest information on access to Library Services and The Hive, please visit our web page. We will be continually updating this as the situation develops, keeping you and your students informed on how to access books, articles and databases.

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Library Services research project: student volunteers needed

Please promote to your students: Library Services are recruiting students to contribute to our collaborative resource lists research project Library Services are currently working on a collaborative research project to investigate student engagement with module resource lists and identify potential relationships between resource list engagement and student success. As a result, we’re inviting students to […]

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British Science Week

British Science Week Events 9th, 10th 11th March 2020 An exciting and explosive mix of events for British Science Week is planned by the University and The Hive. This year the University of Worcester and The Hive are working with The Royal Institution https://www.rigb.org/, The British Science Association https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/, University Lecturers, Worcestershire County Council and […]

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British Science Week

British Science Week Events 9th, 10th 11th March 2020 An exciting and explosive mix of events for British Science Week is planned by the University and The Hive. This year the University of Worcester and The Hive are working with The Royal Institution https://www.rigb.org/, The British Science Association https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/, University Lecturers, Worcestershire County Council and […]

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British Science Week

British Science Week Events 9th, 10th 11th March 2020 An exciting and explosive mix of events for British Science Week is planned by the University and The Hive. This year the University of Worcester and The Hive are working with The Royal Institution https://www.rigb.org/, The British Science Association https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/, University Lecturers, Worcestershire County Council and […]

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British Science Week

British Science Week          Events 9th, 10th 11th March 2020 An exciting and explosive mix of events for British Science Week is planned by the University and The Hive. This year the University of Worcester and The Hive are working with The Royal Institution https://www.rigb.org/, The British Science Association https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/, University Lecturers, Worcestershire County Council and […]

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Linking WRaP and ORCiD

As many staff will already know an ORCiD id is a single, unique, identifier for researchers and academics that can be used to link an individual to their research and other academic outputs, funding applications and employment affiliations taking into account any variations in the way their name may be represented. Currently it is possible […]

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QuickPitch 2020

Free tickets are available now for our Quick pitch 2020 26 February event at the HIVE. University of Worcester students, start-ups and businesses trading up to 12 months will have up to 5 minutes to pitch their business idea to a small judging panel of local business experts, in front of a supportive entrepreneurial community. […]

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Reminder: your students can now book study spaces at The Hive

Students can now book individual or group study spaces at The Hive via our easy online booking system. Students can book a maximum or 48 hours in advance, right up until the time they want to use the space. They can book spaces for up to two hours per student per day but groups may […]

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Resource Lists: please publish changes

One of the beauties of the Library Services resource list system is that you can add items at any time to reflect the latest publications, strengthen topic areas or reflect the enthusiasms of your students. Please remember to hit the publish button if you make any edits, so that your changes can be seen. If […]

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QuickPitch 2020

Free tickets are available now for our Quick pitch 2020 26 February event at the HIVE. University of Worcester students, start-ups and businesses trading up to 12 months will have up to 5 minutes to pitch their business idea to a small judging panel of local business experts, in front of a supportive entrepreneurial community. […]

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Help Library Services improve their website

We are reviewing our Library Services’ website to ensure that it meets your needs and those of your students.  We would be interested to hear what you think of the site and how it works for you. Focus groups will be held on 27th January 2020, 10.00 – 12.00 and we are offering you the […]

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Deadline for moving to Blackboard / Turnitin for managing assessments

Over the last few years, the Electronic Management of Assessment project has assisted many course teams to move to using Blackboard or the integrated Turnitin tool for managing assessments. From September 2020, the SOLE assessment tool will no longer be available, and all appropriate assessments will need to be submitted through Blackboard. If you’re not […]

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Resource lists for semester 2: please check and publish

The deadline for requesting reviews of resource lists for semester 2 teaching was December 1st. 18% of lists are still outstanding. If you have any unpublished lists, please amend them if necessary, and request review/ publish. As of the start of this week, the School of Humanities are leading the way with 90% of all […]

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Journals and eresources: we need your views – deadline approaching

We feedback from across all Schools as part of a review of our online and print journal collection. Your input will be used to determine which titles are key for learning, teaching and research, and any gaps in coverage. This review is replacing the eresource requests process for the 2020-21 academic year. The journal consultation […]

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Library Services: Customer Service Excellence success

Library Services are happy to report that we have been awarded the Customer Service Excellence award for the third year running. The assessor praised our ‘Impact, Insight and Innovation’. Work with nursing and education students was particularly commended, as were library staff who are ‘equally happy and able to work and engage with both 3-year-olds […]

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Inter-library requests

We have been experiencing some intermittent issues with the inter library request form. This has now been resolved and the form should be back up and running as usual. If you are still experiencing problems submitting your inter library request, please try clearing the cache on your browser and completing the form again. If you […]

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9 is the magic number: library renewals

You can now renew your university high demand, university universal loan and public library books up to 9 times unless they are requested by another user. University short loan (orange sticker) books cannot be renewed.

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BorrowBox, RB Digital and Access to Research

University of Worcester staff and students are currently unable to access BorrowBox, RB Digital and Access to Research because of a technical issue.  If you would like to continue to access these Worcestershire County Council resources, please visit The Hive to have a separate digital only account created. All other UW and WCC resources are […]

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Library Services journals and eresources: we need your views

We feedback from across all Schools as part of a review of our online and print journal collection. Your input will be used to determine which titles are key for learning, teaching and research, and any gaps in coverage. This review is replacing the eresource requests process for the 2020-21 academic year. The journal consultation […]

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Library Services: how are we doing?

Your suggestions and the data we collect are used to improve our services. Our Performance and Feedback pages give summaries of the projects we’ve undertaken, publications we’ve written, conference papers we’ve presented and awards we’ve won, showing our ongoing commitment to enhancing your experience.

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Library Renewals: 9 is the magic number

You can now renew your university high demand, university universal loan and public library books up to 9 times unless they are requested by another user. University short loan (orange sticker) books cannot be renewed.

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BorrowBox, RB Digital and Access to Research

UW staff and students are currently unable to access BorrowBox, RB Digital and Access to Research because of a technical issue.  If you would like to continue to access these Worcestershire County Council resources, please visit The Hive to have a separate digital only account created. All other UW and WCC resources are unaffected. Any […]

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Journal Consultation 2020-21 – Your Views Needed

Library Services need your feedback as part of a review of its online and print journal collection. Your feedback will be used to determine which titles are key for learning, teaching and research, and any gaps in coverage. This review is replacing the e-resource requests process for the 2020-21 academic year. The journal consultation form […]

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Deadline for What’s On Guide

The deadline for the Winter/Spring edition of The Hive What’s On guide is on Monday 4 November. If you have any events you would like included in the What’s On 1 January to 30 April 2020 issue please can you submit your entries by clicking on the link below (please note we require one entry for […]

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Resource Lists (Talis Aspire): New List Edit View for staff

Talis has introduced New List Edit for Resource Lists, designed to make list creation and editing more user friendly and streamlined. New features include: Directly editing within the one screen Resources can be added or moved, notes or sections added without leaving the list screen Quick add bookmarking option Fixed action/search bar when scrolling (good […]

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Reductions to University Short Loan fines

In response to how books are being accessed and feedback from students, Library Services have reduced the University Short Loan fines from £3 per day, to 15p per day. This puts USL books on the same fines level as all other borrowable stock in The Hive and across Worcestershire County Libraries for UW members. USL […]