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IOA Library Bank Holiday Opening Hours

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 28 April 2014

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening between 11.00 and 6.00 p.m. on the Bank Holiday Monday next week, 5th  May.

Most of the major UCL libraries will be opening on reduced hours on the Bank Holiday Monday, but please be aware that some outlying libraries are closed and opening hours are not the same across all libraries. For details of sites and opening hours, please see our web pages:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening.shtml

Vacation Loans

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 18 March 2013

  • Standard loans           will be issued for 8 weeks as usual, subject to recall
  • One week loans          books borrowed between Wednesday 20th March and Wednesday 27th    March   will be due back on Wednesday 3rd April
  • Two Day loans            books borrowed from Monday 25th March anytime will be due back on Wednesday 3rd April before 10.00 a.m., otherwise issued for two day loan period only
  • Overnight loans        books borrowed from Monday 25th March any time will be due back on Wednesday 3rd April before 10.00 a.m., otherwise issued overnight only
  • Short loan                      books and teaching collections borrowed from 1.00 p.m. on Monday 25th March will be due back on Wednesday 3rd April before 10.00 a.m., otherwise issued for 3 hours/overnight only, Fines on overdue books 50p per hour

NB: Short loans cannot be renewed by telephone 

Users are reminded that

  •  Standard and week loan books remain subject to recall throughout the vacation period, even if you are currently outside London
  •  Courtesy reminders are sent to all UCL Library Services’ users by email, but you should also check your library record yourself on a regular basis
  •  UCL Library books may not be taken for study outside the UK
  •  If you are planning to be on fieldwork, please make arrangements with friends or family to renew your library books for you

Undergraduate Training Sessions

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 8 February 2013

Training Sessions

Nineveh Tablet Collection is Online!

By Volkan L Akgunlu, on 6 February 2013

http://www.fincke-cuneiform.com/nineveh/index.htm

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Extended opening hours

By Paul T Graham, on 4 May 2011

While the UCL Main and Science Libraries go 24 hour, the Institute of Archaeology Library will be operating its own extended opening hours during the exam period, from Tuesday 3rd May to Friday 10th June. The new hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am to 9.00 pm
Saturday: 11.00 am to 6.00 pm

Good luck!!

New books in ARCHAEOLOGY

By Paul T Graham, on 13 January 2011

The entire accessions list for Library Services can be seen here.

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Library Christmas vacation opening hours and loans

By Paul T Graham, on 10 December 2010

Please not that all loan arrangements over Christmas are standard across UCL Library Services, however opening hours for different sites may vary. For details of our Christmas opening hours please go to the following web page:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Library/opening.shtml

Loan arrangements are as follows:

  • Standard loans: Issued for 8 weeks as usual.
  • One week loans: All items borrowed from Friday 17th December will be due back on Monday 10th January.
  • Overnight loans: All items borrowed from Monday 20th December (anytime) will be due back on Tuesday 4th January before 10.00 a.m.
  • Short loans: All items borrowed from Thursday 23rd December (after 1.00 p.m.) will be due back on Tuesday 4th January before 10.00 a.m. **These cannot be renewed by telephone**

New PCs at the Institute of Archaeology Library

By Paul T Graham, on 15 October 2010

The Institute of Archaeology Library has three new computers located in its main reading room. All three have Myriad connections and can be accessed using your UCL username and password, and they are all connected to the printer in the cluster room opposite the library.

Institute of Archaeology Library

By Jes Cooban, on 29 September 2010

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be opening late, at 10.00 a.m., this Friday 1st October because of our monthly library staff meeting. The book bin will be left open for the return of library materials and the 5th floor cluster will be open from 8.30 a.m. as usual.

The library will be open in good time for the 10.00 a.m. library tour.

New accessions July 2010

By Jes Cooban, on 25 August 2010

The accession list for July 2010 is now available here