The Importance of a Great School Library

Did you know there is no statutory requirement for schools in England to have a school library? The decision ultimately falls to the head teacher. Reassuringly, research does suggest that most schools have some library facilities in place for their pupils. However, the quality of those facilities is questionable and very likely to differ between…

Challenges Faced by University Libraries

With the start of a new university year quickly approaching, most freshers will be anxiously waiting to begin their new life at university and excited about the prospect of meeting new friends and delving into their studies. For staff and librarians, the prospect of not only supporting but impressing the new undergraduates may be slightly…

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5 Things to Love about your Student Library

It could be said that the library is the heart of a university, and a good library is certainly important when it comes to attracting prospective students. In fact, satisfaction with library services ranks 8th out of the top ten factors that students consider when choosing where to study. Despite the growing popularity of e-resources,…