A Library Miscellany: Must have book for all library and book enthusiasts!

Claire Cock-Starkey is a writer, editor and researcher specialising in historical miscellanies and natural history. She has written many non-fiction books including, The Book Lovers’ Miscellany (2017) and Bodleianalia (2016). Her latest edition, A Library Miscellany (2018) is packed with unusual facts and statistics, making it the perfect volume for library enthusiasts, bibliophiles and readers everywhere. What…

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The Application of RFID Labels

As a means of conveyed electronically stored information, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) labels have many potential uses, making them a very versatile tool in a variety of different sectors. Using electromagnetic fields, RFID tags contain readable information that can be used to track and identify an object, an animal and even a human being. The…

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Is your Library really 24/7?

Oxford Brookes University came under fire in December for closing its facilities, including the library, following heavy snowfall. Whilst the university defended its position on the grounds of health and safety, many of the disgruntled students took to social media to air their opinions, often referring to the fees they have paid and entitlement to…

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