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Remember to renew or return your books before leaving for Easter

Please may we remind you to renew or return all Library items before leaving for vacation. Fines will accrue on overdue items and you may be invoiced for their replacement, incurring a £5-£10...

Access to traditional library catalogue, library accounts, renewals and requests

On Sunday 25 March and Sunday 1 April 2018: the traditional Library Catalogue and access to your Library account including renewals and requests will not be available from 04:00 for several hours..

Easter opening times

The Library is open 24 hours a day throughout the Easter vacation but we will be open for self-service only from Thursday 29 March to 08:00 on Wednesday 4 April

UEA Library Catalogue and issues, returns and renewals unavailable.

Tuesday 13 February: UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and all loans/returning of books etc. including self-service, will be unavailable from 08:00 until 08:30 or possibly later.

Digital Voyager - around the web in 30 days

A unique online course in digital literacy open now to all UEA students

Learning opportunities in the Library this semester

There are a number of learning opportunities this semester that we would like to make you aware of. 

Staff and Research Postgraduate Renewals

All Staff and Research Postgraduates may now renew standard loan library items (due date 18/01/2018) for the next loan period. The new return date will be 14/06/2018

Reasons to return...

If you’re leaving campus for a little while (for example for a field trip or for vacation) we would always recommend you consider returning your books to the library before you leave.

Christmas in the Library

The Library will remain open 24/7 throughout the Christmas vacation including Christmas day but there are some things to be aware of about borrowing over the Christmas vacation and also access...

Winter Checkup, Wednesday 6 December, Noon -2pm

Essay deadlines getting you down? Warm up with the Library's Winter Checkup 2017 

Reading lists will still be accessible

Blackboard will be unavailable from 8pm on Saturday 11 November until Sunday 12 November, 4pm for essential maintenance but you can still access your reading lists here: ...

Noisy lift work - Friday and Saturday

From 10pm on Friday 3 November very noisy drilling work, in connection to the library lift upgrades, will be taking place. This unavoidable work will continue through Friday night and into Saturday...

Digital Voyager around the web in 30 days

A unique online course in digital literacy open now to all UEA students

Work on rolling stack (floor 02)

From Monday 30 October, minor adjustments will be made to the rolling stack on floor 02. This will affect access to a small number of journals at a time in the section currently being worked on....

Library drop-in sessions

Need a hand getting started in the library? We are running library drop-in sessions on the 6, 10 and 12 October

Unlimited renewals are here!

From 11 September 2017, there will be no limit on the number of times an item can be renewed before it needs to be brought back to the Library.

Online reading lists deadline

Reading lists on the Talis Online Reading Lists system have been rolled over ready for republication for the 2017/18 academic year.

Library Catalogue: Sunday 23 and Sunday 30 July 2017

The traditional Library Catalogue will not be available from 04:00 for several hours. UEA Library Search will be available during this time, but for reference only. You will...

Library systems downtime: Tuesday 6 June, 08:00-09:00

On Tuesday 6 June, UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and all loans/returning of books etc. including self-service, will be unavailable for a period of up to an hour starting from...

The Library building through the years

As the Library undergoes another makeover this summer we have put together information and images of how the building has changed throughout its history.

A reminder to final year students

Final year students (2017), please remember to check your Library Account is clear before your course ends

Staff and research postgraduate renewals

All Staff and Research Postgraduates may now renew standard loan library items

Work this summer to create extra study spaces in the Library

This summer there will be a project in the Library to refurbish Floor 01 and to create 180 extra study spaces in the building.

Extra Study spaces during the Examination period 2017

During the examination period the Library is very busy and, therefore, we will be providing extra study space

Library Easter opening

The Library will remain open 24/7 throughout the Easter vacation. However, from Thursday 13 April - Tuesday 18 April inclusive there will be no staffed services.

Changes to IT login screen

IT Services are changing the way in which users access the e-resources at the University to deliver an improved sign-on experience for you.

Self issue/return facilities and library catalogues unavailable Tuesday 07 March, 08:00-09:00

On Tuesday 28 February 2017, the UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and self issue and return facilities, will be unavailable for a period of up to an hour from 08.00.

Digital Voyager

A unique online course in digital literacy is now open to all UEA students.

New Library Group Study Spaces

Four additional group study rooms have been made available in the Library and can be booked on e-vision.

UEA Library Catalogue unavailable Tuesday 14 February 08:00-09:00

UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and all loans/returning of books etc. including self-service, will be unavailable for a period of up to an hour starting from 08:00 on Tuesday 14...

Information Skills 'Wednesday Workshops'

A new programme of one-hour, hands-on sessions in using academic information starts on 25 January. No booking is required: just come along!

Overnight closure of main staircase in the Library

Please be aware that the main staircase in the library will be shut overnight on Saturday 7 January and again every night until Sunday 15 January to allow for essential maintenance work.

Library space plans

The University has announced plans to refurbish parts of the Library, to allow for more learning spaces in the building.

Remember to renew or return your books to avoid fines

Please may we remind you to renew or return all Library items before leaving for vacation

Christmas Library Opening

The Library will remain open 24/7 throughout the Christmas vacation.

Work taking place in library postgraduate study rooms: Thursday 1 December

We are making some improvements to the two postgraduate study areas in the library, putting in additional PC study spaces in both the Taught and Research postgrad rooms.

Wi-Fi Maintenance (Eduroam)

As part of ongoing maintenance work to the wireless network across campus IT Services will be making a change that will impact all devices connecting to the eduroam Wi-Fi connection. This change...

Digital Voyager Course

A unique online course in digital literacy is now available to all UEA students.

Heating in the Library - Sunday 6 November

Estates are undertaking some essential maintenance to pipework in the district heating system on Sunday 6 November.

Information Skills Workshops

This autumn there will be a programme of workshops which will be open to all students. There is no need to book - just come along

Online reading lists

Staff who had an online reading list last year need to update and publish their 2016/17 list before it will be visible to students and before you can link it to Blackboard.

Upcoming Online Reading List Training Sessions

Training sessions will be taking place at the following times to assist staff with their online reading lists

Library Study Room Bookings

A new way of booking is now available for study rooms in the Library

IT Network Maintenance

ITCS will be transferring all buildings on campus over to new core network hardware between 10am – 6pm on 28 July.

Update to email anti-spam software

Following the roll-out of new anti-spam software last year, ITCS reviewed the current settings and as per customer feedback, will be tightening the spam filter policy/rules on Wednesday 27 July.

New IT Service Management System

ITCS will be introducing a new system for recording and managing IT support calls on 9 August which will replace the current system.

UEA Archive blooms with nature writer's new contributions

With the addition of two prominent British nature writers’ archive material, the British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) is fast establishing itself as the home of writing about the natural...

E-Prints: Sunday 7 August, 08:00-12:00

On Sunday 7 August E-Prints will be unavailable from 08:00-12:00.

Library Catalogue: Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July

On Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 July 2016: the traditional Library Catalogue will not be available from 04:00 for several hours.

Over 900 reading lists have been made available

Since last September UEA has been trialling a new online reading list system called Talis Aspire and over 900 lists have been made available.

Eprints unavailable - Wednesday 6 July, 08.00-09.00

Eprints will be unavailable  on Wednesday 6 July between the hours 08.00-09.00 Apologies for any inconvenience caused

SFX and Find E-Journals unavailable - Tuesday 5th July, 08.00-09.00

SFX and Find E- Journals will be unavailable on Tuesday 5 July from 08.00-09.00 Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

Electrical testing

Estates will be carrying out electrical testing in the library for four nights starting on Monday 13 June as part of a campus wide programme.

Final Year Undergraduates Reminder

Please remember to return your Library books and pay any outstanding charges by Friday 10 June 2016.

Staff and Research Postgraduate Renewals

All Staff and Research Postgraduates may now renew standard loan library items (due date 9 June 2016) for the next loan period. The new return date will be Thursday 29 September 2016.

Study space during examination period

During the examination period the Library is very busy. We will be providing extra study space both in the Library and in the Student Union and we also ask users not to use personal belongings to...

Library Catalogue: Sunday 3 April

The traditional Library Catalogue will not be available from 04:00 for several hours. UEA Library Search will be available during this time, but for reference only. You will not...

Easter Opening at the Library

The Library is open 24 hours a day throughout the Easter period. The Library will be open for self-service only from 19.00 on Wednesday 23 March to 08:00 on Wednesday 30 March. You will need...

Wireless Network Maintenance

On the morning of Wed 2nd March, between 10:00 - 12:00, the network team will be upgrading the software that drives some of the wireless network on campus.  The locations affected are: ...

SITS/E-Vision Upgrade

The SITS system will be unavailable from Friday 8 April at 17:00 until Sunday 10 April at 17:00 to install an upgrade to the SITS software.  Please note that e:Vision will also be unavailable...

Information Skills Workshops

This spring there will be a programme of workshops which will be open to all students. There is no need to book - just come along.

Library Catalogue Downtime

Wednesday 23 December , UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and all loans/returning of books etc. including self-service, will be unavailable for a short period from about 09:00 (we...

Library Catalogue: Sunday 20 and Sunday 27 December 2015

The traditional Library Catalogue will not be available from 04:00 for several hours. UEA Library Search will be available during this time, but for reference only

Staff and Research Postgraduate Renewals

All Staff and Research Postgraduates may from now renew standard loan library items (due date Thursday 14 January 2016) for the next loan period. The new return date will be Thursday 09 June 2016.

SFS and Find E-journals at risk, Sunday 3 January 2016, 08:00-11:00

SFX linking & Find E-journals/Electronic journals A-Z will be at risk Sunday 03 January 2016 between 0800-1100.

SITS/e:Vision unavailable: Wednesday 16 December between 8.00am - 9.00am

Owing to essential server maintenance, SITS Client and e:Vision will be unavailable on Wednesday 16 December between 8.00am and 9.00am.

Higher Education Network Problems

The network used by most universities and other higher education organisations is experiencing technical problems. UEA uses this network and we are currently seeing a loss of on campus access, or...

UEA Library Catalogue, Tuesday 15 December, 08:00-09:00

On  Tuesday 15 December the UEA Library Catalogue and its sub-catalogues, and all loans/returning of books etc. including self-service, will be unavailable from 08:00 for about an hour. UEA...

Library completely closed for 5 days after Christmas

Although we aim to be 24/7/365, unfortunately this year the Library building will be completely closed from 7pm on Sunday 27 December 2015 to 12 noon on Saturday 2 January 2016 owing to essential...

Advanced Warning: Research Filestore Unavailable 8pm 30th Nov - 8am Tues 1st Dec

Research Filestore Unavailable between 8pm 30th Nov - 8am Tues 1st Dec for software upgrades. An issue has been identified with the current version...

Receiving documents from the British Library

From 1 December we will be changing over to a new method of receiving documents which are delivered electronically from the British Library

Library PG Study Rooms

The Library would like to receive feedback on the postgraduate spaces that were created last year.