Opening times

Opening times

The UCLan Library will be open 24/7 until further notice, to find the opening times of the support desks, please click here.

07:27GMT

Friday 6th March

The UCLan Library will be open 24/7 today, and to find the opening times of the support desks, click here.

UCLan estates masterplan

Your chance to take part in the consultation process

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    The University has launched the public engagement phase of its Campus Masterplan proposals which involve a £200 million investment to create a unified, green and sustainable campus over the next ten years.

    Early stage developments will take place from January 2016 meaning that current students will benefit from the plans and therefore your input and feedback on the proposals is important.

    In addition to 64,000 Masterplan information cards now being distributed to residents and businesses in the PR1 and PR2 postcodes, the University’s dedicated Masterplan webpages are now live at www.uclan.ac.uk/masterplan .

    These pages will provide full access to a downloadable version of the Masterplan draft consultation report as well as a feedback questionnaire for the submission of your views and ideas in relation to the proposals.

    Over the next month face-to-face, public engagement drop-in sessions are taking place on campus and within the City centre where, along with the general public, UCLan students can come and talk to the University about any aspects of the proposals. Full details of these events including times, dates and venues, are also available on the Masterplan website.

    Please take part in this consultation process. I think this is a brilliant opportunity for UCLan to develop the campus into something really special but that cannot be done without vital input from UCLan students.

    Lee Mac

    Students’ Union President


    Our UCLan Week

    23rd - 27th February 2015

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      During the week a whole range of events have been arranged. Why not visit the Our UCLan fair running Tuesday to Thursday, find out all about what it takes to be a volunteer on Volunteering Day or, if you’ve an interest in sport, call in to the Careers in Sport Roadshow.

      As part of the week LIS has arranged a whole range of library workshops.

      Our UCLan Week: Library workshops

      The library training team will be holding a series of workshops so you can continue improving your library/study skills (and your grades!)

      Choose from two literature searching workshops, two referencing workshops and some sessions investigating the diversity of information sources available to you.

      Did you know we have online image databases, newspaper archives, maps and company reports and you have free access to thousands of resources?

      The workshops are running all week so you’re sure to find a time and workshop to suit. Take a look at the schedule – all the sessions can be booked online

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      Create a first-class CV! 

      The CV Builder guides you step-by-step through the process of creating a first class CV. It includes lots of video clips from employers explaining what they are looking for in a graduate CV, together with things you should and shouldn’t do. There are also examples and prompts to help you throughout. Once you have completed the different sections you are able to download your CV as a Word document, which can be edited and tailored to a specific vacancy. You can also contact UCLan Careers to have it checked!’

      SSShhh... Quiet Please!

      A reminder for those of you who enjoy studying in the Library.

      We are already starting to receive complaints from library users.
      We don’t expect total silence (except, of course, in the Silent Study room) but do expect individual or group study to be carried out quietly throughout the whole of the Library building, showing respect to other Library users and staff .

      If you wish to meet socially or sit and chat whilst studying then why not visit the Foster Learning Zone where you can also enjoy a snack, a meal or a coffee whilst you meet up with friends or study with colleagues.


      Brand new e-resource - BoB (Box of Broadcasts)

      LIS is pleased to announce the launch of a completely new TV and radio recording service purchased through the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) called BoB (Box of Broadcasts).

      This new subscription service will allow all UCLan staff and students free access to choose and record TV and radio programmes broadcast on more than 60 channels, from as far back as July 2007 and also from future broadcasts.
      The web based interface is very similar to the Sky or Digital TV guide which you may be familiar with.

      More information is available here - please take note of the specific terms and conditions relating to use of this service.
      To login and request programmes go to http://bobnational.net/ and use your UCLan ID and password.

      If you have any queries please contact LIS Customer Support .

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      Free access to a fantastic training database

      Thanks to our UCLan subscription, UCLan students get free unlimited access to this incredible tool.

      Each training course comprises a series of short videos, so it’s flexible enough to fit in around your studies by allowing you to watch either a whole course, or specific videos whenever you need them.

      You can even use it on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or other mobile device.

      lynda.com awards a certificate of completion for each course viewed, providing you with documentary evidence for potential employers or to add to your personal development portfolios(?) about the skills you’ve learned.

      Start the New Year as you mean to go on at lynda.com use your UCLan username and password to login and see what it’s all about.

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