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Library Search will be unavailable for a short time on Sunday 19th May
Library Search will be unavailable for a short time on Sunday 19th May, between the hours of 5am - 7am. If you wish to consult the catalogue during these hours, you should use the 'Old Catalogue'
24 x 7 Library chat now available
Need help? Try our new 24 x 7 chat service. Go to Library Help and ask us a question!
Blackwell Reference Online and The Cochrane Library downtime
Both these electronic resources will be unavailable, due to routine maintenance, from 9am on Saturday 13th April 2013 for up to 12 hours
Network Outages - Saturday 6th April
There will be some loss of access to the network on Saturday 6th April from 9.00 - 9.30 am.
Print Services at Newcastle University
Print Services, based within the Robinson Library, are responsible for producing many of the University's course handbooks, information sheets and other promotional material. Whether you need your dissertation to be bound, your poster to be printed or your magazine produced, you can find out all you need to know on the new website.
LexisLibrary - System Interruption
We have been notified of a service interruption to LexisLibrary. This will occur on Saturday 16 March 2013 between 05:00-17:00. Access will be intermittent during these times.
Disruption to online MetaLib services on Sunday
Please note that due to essential upgrades by our external providers the MetaLib service(databases) will be unavailable on Sunday 10th March between 4:00 - 6:00am.
Got a question? Get Library Help
Got a question about Library services or resources? Library Help is the name of the new online enquiry service.
Disruption to online library services on Sunday
Please note that due to essential upgrades by our external providers some library services will be unavailable on Sunday 24th February between 9:00-10:00am.
Library Search Developments
As part of our continuous efforts to the improve range of services offered by the library, we've been working hard to come up with ways to further develop Library Search to make it easier to use and discover resources.
EndNote Week 18th-24th February 2013
The Library will be running a week of events promoting EndNote
Library Search Developments
As part of our continuous efforts to the improve range of services offered by the library, we've been working hard to come up with ways to further develop Library Search to make it and easier to use and discover resources.
Disruption to smartcard issuing
Disruption to smartcard issuing due to essential planned maintenance.
Library Search (catalogue) unavailable Sunday 30th December
Our Library Search (catalogue) will be unavailable for a short period of time on Sunday 30th December
Goodbye Library catalogue, Hello Library Search
In September 2012 we introduced Library Search, a brand new way to search the library catalogue.
EndNote Support and Training 2012-2013
The dates/times for EndNote surgeries and workshops for this academic year are now available
Tours of the refurbished Robinson Library for University Staff
Come and discover what's new! We look forward to showing and talking to you about all these changes on. Click the link above for dates and more information.
Flood Damage - update September 3 2012
The Law Library suffered flood damage during the recent storms experienced in the region.
Bank Holiday weekend closure
Please be reminded that all Newcastle University Libraries will be closed over the Bank Holiday weekend. We will close at 5:00pm on Friday 24th August and re-open at 9:00am on Tuesday 28th August.
Interruption to Power Supply - Bank Holiday Weekend
During the coming Bank Holiday weekend, power to the Robinson Library will be interrupted as part of the on-going Library refurbishment. Some Library services will be unavailable.
Disruption to services
Essential maintenance is required by one of our vendors between 20:00 on Saturday 11th August and 02:00 on Sunday 12st August. During this period FindIt, A-Z List, e-Journals and Library Search may become unavailable.
Flood Damage - update August 15 2012
The Law Library suffered flood damage during the recent storms experienced in the region
Jubilee Bank Holiday information
All Newcastle University libraries are open over the Jubilee Bank Holiday (Monday 4th June and Tuesday 5th June)
Have Library Bag... Will Travel
We would love to see where in the world our Library Bags get to. Why not send us a photograph of your library bag on its summer adventures. The most creative photograph wins a fabulous prize.
Student survey on Blackboard & Recap
The Blackboard and ReCap student survey is available online for students to give feedback about the virtual learning environments available at Newcastle University.
Disruption to services
Essential maintenance is required by one of our vendors between 20:00 on Saturday 28th April and 04:00 on Sunday 29th April. During this period FindIt, A-Z List, e-Journals and Library Search may become unavailable.
Disruption to e-journals and database access, and Find It service
Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 17:00:28 (BST) Access to e-journals, databases and the Find It service is currently unavailable. The respective service providers have been notified and we will continue to monitor the situation.
Law Library Student Aides for 2012/13
Student Aides are required for part-time evening and weekend work in the Law Library between September 2012-June 2013
Services over Easter 2012
Help and 24 hour study over the vacation period
Potential downtime to the CLA Scanning Database
Due to essential upgrades this service may become unavailable from 9:00-11:00am on Thursday 22nd March 2012. Scanned items on Reading Lists may also be affected. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Social Networking with NU Libraries
Find out about the social networking platforms we use in the library to share information with our readers.
Disruption to Reading List Online and Desktop Delivery Service
Please be aware that due to upgrades and necessary system maintenance there will be a brief disruption to the Reading List Online (RLO) and Desktop Delivery Service (DDS) between 08:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday 14th February 2012 We do apologise for any inconveniences caused.
Desktop Delivery Service
Introducing the new Research Reserve journal article scanning service.
Library Search Beta - A New Experimental Service
Library Search Beta is a new and improved way to explore our high-quality range of academic resources.
E-journal and database access disruption
E-journal and database access will be "at risk" and therefore potentially unavailable between Saturday January 7th, 10pm and Sunday 8th, 6am.
Northumbria University Library - SCONUL access during Christmas and New Year
SCONUL Access to Northumbria University Library will NOT be available during part of the Christmas vacation.
Access to other university libraries
National survey for students and researchers
Book a Librarian
Did you know you can book 30 minutes with one of the Law Library Staff who can advise you on how and where to find the information you need?
Open Access Week
24th-28th October is Open Access Week - promoting and broadening awareness and understanding of Open Access with a range of events nationally and internationally.
Welcome to Newcastle University Library
Wishing a very warm welcome to all new and returning students, staff, researchers and visitors!
New – Faster Inter-Library Loans
From Thursday 1st September 2011 the Library will deliver the majority of articles/book chapter requests supplied by the British Library direct to your desktop.
Outstanding Library - Outstanding Library Team!
The University Library wins the Times Higher Award for the Outstanding Library Team 2011
Robinson Library open 24 hours
From Mon 2nd May - Friday 10th June the Robinson Library will be open 24hrs from Sunday to Thursday, and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
Lexis(R)Library Student Associate 2011/12
Lexis(R)Library Student Associate in the Law Library during 2011/12 then please see the details here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Law Library Student Aides for 2011/12
Student Aides are required for part-time evening work in the Law Library between September 2011-June 2012.
Lexis Student Survey 2011
Lexis are running a survey in Newcastle Law School for the next 4 weeks. The aim of the survey is to find out what our students like and dislike about electronic research services in general and LexisNexis products in particular.
Westlaw UK Student Representative 2011/12
Become the Westlaw UK Student Representative in the Law Library.
Springer e-Book Trial
We are currently running an e-book trial with the publisher Springer. The trial gives us access to the full-text of almost 20,000 English-language monographs, textbooks, handbooks, atlases and book series published primarily in the scientific, technical and medical subject areas, between 2005-2010.
Law Library Open
We are very happy to announce the Law Library is now open and all services have resumed.
Library wins Customer Service Excellence Award
The University Library has received the prestigious Customer Service Excellence award for the quality of its services. After winning five Charter Mark awards, the Library has now achieved the government’s new service standard to confirm its reputation as one of the best in the country.
Westlaw UK Service Update
On Sunday 30th May 2010, Westlaw UK are carrying out some essential maintenance work to their database. As a result the service will be unavailable between the hours of 6am and 8am.
Improved desktop delivery of inter-library loans
From 14th June we will be using the British Library’s new FileOpen service to provide a more straightforward electronic journal article desktop delivery
The Law Library is now on Twitter
Problem affecting log in to Lexis®Library
We have been made aware of an issue affecting the log-in procedure for Lexis®Library.
Integrated Web Inter-library Loan service
The Library now has a new integrated web inter-library loan service.
Writing Development Centre
The Writing Development Centre offers tuition, guidance and feedback on all aspects of academic writing
Potential problem affecting log in to ISI Web of Knowledge
A minority of users may experience problems when trying to log in to ISI Web of Knowledge
Accessing electronic resources
From 1st August 2009 a simpler method of access will be introduced.
New books in the Library
Find out which new books the Library bought last month
LexisNexis®Butterworths name change
On April 25th 2009, LexisNexis®Butterworths (LNB) was renamed Lexis®Library.
Inter-library Loans - changes
Readers can now pick up blank request forms from the Inter-library Loans Information Point on Level 2 adjacent to the Main Counter at Robinson Library.
Secure Electronic Delivery and Cluster Machines
There is a compatibility issue between Adobe Reader 9.0 and SED on some cluster machines.
University Library is an Investor in People
The Library has recently won a second Investors in People (IiP) award
The ever expanding and exuberant Maths-Aid team, offering free and confidential help and advice for all, has relocated to a new office.
Accessing online resources from halls of residence
Follow these simple steps if you are having difficulties accessing online resources from halls of residence
Wireless Networking in the Law Library
Students working in the Law Library can now use wireless Internet access to connect to the University network
Open Access On The Up at Newcastle
Newcastle University Library's e-prints repository is growing rapidly.
UK Research Reserve
The University Library has joined a national project to ensure to ensure the long-term retention of printed research journals
University research now online
You can now view bibliographic details of Newcastle University's submissions for the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008
Accessing online resources from halls of residence
Updated instructions for connecting to the Find It and Metalib services
New look Library website launches
The new Library website has been redesigned to make finding information much easier, and allows campus users to personalise using 'MyLibrary'
New Library catalogue browser search plugins
Search the Library catalogue from wherever you are on the internet...
New 'Linkit' service launched
Easily link to Library resources with the click of a mouse...