Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull, redevelopment news - 21 August 2013
What’s going on?
of the new Reading Room on the 1st floor of the east building of the
BJL is nearing completion. In preparation for its opening in early
September, the High Demand Collection (HDC) will be transferred from its
current location on the 1st floor of the tower to the new Reading
Room on 27th August. A number of other
collections will move to the mezzanine floor of the new Reading Room. Details of
all these moves can be found on the redevelopment web site at http://www2.hull.ac.uk/lli/pdf/book-moves.pdf
of floors 3 and 4 of the tower block is also nearing completion, and will be
finished before the start of the new semester. BJL staff will be moving the
collections to be located on these floors into their permanent locations at the
start of September. Details of these moves can also be found on the
redevelopment web site at http://www2.hull.ac.uk/lli/pdf/book-moves.pdf
for the start of work on Floors 2, 5, 6 and 7 of the tower block, BJL staff will begin to move books from these floors in early September. Details of
these moves can again be found on the redevelopment web site at http://www2.hull.ac.uk/lli/pdf/book-moves.pdf
·During book moves
the Library will be offering a retrieval service for books in transit.
You can request material online via the Library web site http://www2.hull.ac.uk/lli/book-retrieval.aspx
, by phone or in person. There will be regular retrievals during the day,
and requested material should normally be available within two hours during the
opening hours of the Library.