You might have heard that Cambridge library lands (or at least most libraries belonging to the University of Cambridge network of libraries) are moving to a new library management system. The first stage was moving to iDiscover in September 2016. The second stage might seem, at first, only relating to the "back-end" system, i.e. what … Continue reading Important changes to borrowers in the coming 5 weeks (12/17 to 01/18)
Yours truly regularly gets invited to recommend Routledge ebook titles, as do other Faculty and Department librarians. The latest batch (May to September 2017), includes the following titles, which might be of interest to members of the Faculty of Divininity. Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, by Maria … Continue reading Recently added to e-stock: Routledge ebooks May to September 2017
The programme is (each day starts at 1pm): Mon 13 Nov 2017 DANIEL WEISS Beyond male and female: multiple genders in classical rabbinic Judaism Tues 14 Nov 2017 ANKUR BARUA Subjectivities of Transgender in Hindu devotional poetry, music and theology Wed 15 Nov 2017 CHRISTINA BEARDSLEY Up Close and Personal: revisiting the novel I Want … Continue reading Be prepared: Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week
If the headline made perfect sense, then you better stop reading any further. This post is about the 3 top bibliographic databases for anyone studying or doing research in theology and religious studies. ATLA Religion Database (since the summer we have access with ATLA Serials) offers 615,000+ bibliographic or citation records, which cover over 1,700 … Continue reading Know your ATLA from your ixtheo or WoS
It is the end of week 3, and we haven't posted anything this academic year (yet!), so this will be your "three in one" post (I have been having three ideas for a "timely" posts), and wish I had had time to post this earlier. The most common misconception is that librarians have quiet summers. … Continue reading Three in one
By the time that you read this post I will have left my role as Junior Library Assistant at the Divinity Library, although beyond the end of term I will be loitering for a few weeks, assisting with the annual stock check and the reclassification project. I've always felt that sitting at the Divinity Library's … Continue reading Like being in the captain’s chair of the Starship Enterprise
I'm writing this as we have an idea of how the parties fared in yesterday's General Election... however, I'm not really talking about that result, but the result of our library survey, and what you, our readers and borrowers at the Divinity Library have expressed! There are two were clear messages in our Library Survey … Continue reading Result! What will the future bring?
As promised we will again respond to your feedback given in the Library Survey 2017. As in the Library Survey 2016, people have mentioned that they are not happy with the classification of the library, as it doesn't allow for browsing, and as finding books is difficult. Your comments in 2017 were: Ordering material on … Continue reading Library Survey 2017: classification re-visited
One of our 3 wooden bookrests, for loan in library @ DivLib It might seem a bit early to declare the "winner" of the "most borrowed item" at the Divinity Library for 2016-17, but our wooden bookrests are way out of reach for the next items in the list. However, because our bookrests were so … Continue reading Most borrowed at DivLib in 2016-17
Source: Trial access to online resources for LGBT+ studies We know that some students and staff at the Divinity Faculty are interested in LGBT+ studies, and hope that this reblogging of a post from Ejournals and eresources blog at the UL will be deemed useful.