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
This is not about the low turnout at the local elections (even though I find this somewhat disappointing too; don't ask!), but about our annual Library Survey. The Library conducted surveys in 2009, 2011, 2016; and this year we asked our readers between Fri 10 February and Fri 17 March what they think about our … Continue reading Disappointed about low turnout
And to more of your comments in last year's Library Survey... This is about borrowing & fines, were we have managed to respond to quite a lot of requests (and: hopefully more changes to follow): Borrowing Longer loans for graduate students. 7 days was fine at undergraduate but as a research student, you require books … Continue reading Library Survey 2016: borrowing & fines
We are happy for any current member of the University of Cambridge to recommend books to us. Preferably by emailing us, or using our online recommendation form, or using a (printed) recommendation form - available from a shelf opposite our Issue Desk. The worst feedback, I feel, you can get from any library user is … Continue reading Library Survey 2016: More books!
Often people I talk to think of libraries as "just" about books. However, some of our readers actually like to use our library as a working space - and some prefer to use our public work stations, as opposed to bringing their own laptop. The Library Survey 2016 had a specific section asking about computers … Continue reading Library Survey 2016: Computers and Printing