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Good vibrations

What does the Pendlebury Library have in common with Coldplay, international air travel and the escalators on the Central Line?  The answer is that we’re bringing in Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) to improve your experience of using our services!

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Reference liberation front

For the last couple of months we have been weeding at the Pendlebury Library of Music, or more precisely removing items from the open shelves (see Aging gracefully? An update on the Pre-1900s material at the Pendlebury and Autumn maintenance: … Continue reading

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Aging gracefully? An update on the Pre-1900s material at the Pendlebury

As part of the ongoing redevelopment of library space at the Pendlebury, I have continued work on the project to remove volumes published before 1900 from the open shelves both in order to preserve their condition and to allow more … Continue reading

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Autumn maintenance: weeding the open shelves

For the past fortnight, Flora has joined us at the Pendlebury on a work experience placement from a local school.  She has been helping out with a project to relocate older material within the Library.  Happily, her enthusiasm hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Work experience at the Pendlebury Library

At this time of year, the Pendlebury Library plays host to work experience students, most of whom have been 15 year old pupils from local schools. This is the third year that the library has taken students, sometimes coming to … Continue reading

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A Music Collections Summer

Now that examinations are over and Cambridge is steeped in an atmosphere of May balls, garden parties and graduation ceremonies, libraries are getting ready for their summer too. Contrary to what one might expect, with so many library users being … Continue reading

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New DVDs at Pendlebury

Anna has already written about Music survey results: good news and bad news, and two points raised in the students’ feedback were: 1. to be better informed about new acquisitions and 2. to have more DVDs and CDs. Whereas newly-acquired … Continue reading

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