Sunny in parts…with scattered showers 

Mid-semester already and at the 'wading through treacle' phase.  We have had the excitement of the beginning of semester with new developments such as Learning Commons 2 opening and getting the Library re-organised for the start of the refurbishment works, and now it is work, work and more work. The Library building itself is busy … Continue reading Sunny in parts…with scattered showers 

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Interviews and staffing

Today has been about interviews. Interviewing for a part time Circulation Assistant. It went well and although we haven't made any decisions yet, I'm pleased with the possibilities. I spend a lot of time on staffing related stuff - it seems like too much time and is quite frustrating.  The reasons are that we have a … Continue reading Interviews and staffing

Planning, meetings, opening times, open days, comms and library management system reports.

Monday 24th July Planned meetings re IT Helpdesk system - ongoing maintenance and development Late evening opening - the Library has been open 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday during June and July.  From 31st July we open 9:00am-8:00pm Monday to Thursday and  9:00-5:00 Friday (closed weekends).  This is mainly because exam resits take place in the … Continue reading Planning, meetings, opening times, open days, comms and library management system reports.

Staffing, VR, Study spaces, refurbishment… #change

Our team was restructured last year in the first part of 2016.  It was successful and the structure of the team is much more coherent now and will enable us to deliver the service more effectively.  We had some vacant posts and some of these were filled.  But as everyone knows, who has been through … Continue reading Staffing, VR, Study spaces, refurbishment… #change