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Open research training for PhD students

Practical sessions from experts in scholarly communciation on topics relevant to PhD students in Humanities, Arts & Social Science subjects

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Sandars Lectures 2017

'A Cabinet of English Literary Treasures', 6, 7 & 8 March

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Codices Hugeniani Online

Trial access to the fully digitized archive of Dutch mathematician and astronomer Christiaan Huygens (1629-95), until 14 February.

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Welcome back for the Lent Term

Lent Term has begun and late opening to 7pm has resumed. Please remember to bring back any outstanding vacation loans asap.

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Exceptional dates

Details of opening hours and closed dates over the Christmas and New Year period.

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iDiscover drop-in sessions

Finding iDiscover difficult to use? Try one of the UL's drop-in help sessions for expert advice.

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'Curious Objects' at the UL

An exhibition of the unexpected acquired during 600 years of collecting.

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Eresources on trial

Trial access to 'Popular Medicine' and 'London Low Life' until 10 November

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Occasional lunchtime closures

Notice about occasional lunchtime closures, summer 2016

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Summer opening hours

Information about summer opening hours

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