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Send us a postcard!

Well, write it and post it in the library! What improvements would you like to see in the library? Come and see our display on postcard books, then write your own! Let us know what you would like to see … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the modern circus, and throughout most of April CircusFest is happening in London, which ‘…celebrates the future of circus: daring and diverse, punky and poetic’. The Round House is hosting most of the events, … Continue reading

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Everything’s Gone Green

Next week (12 -16th March) is Green Week at London Metropolitan University, which includes a whole host of events from cake baking to charity pop up shops, sustainability talks and visits, for a full list of events see here. To … Continue reading

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London Met Libraries now on Copac

Records form London Met Libraries are now available on Copac. Copac is a research tool which brings together the catalogues of over 100 major UK and Irish libraries, including the British Library, many university libraries and specialist research libraries. When … Continue reading

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World Honey Bee Day

August the 19th is World Honey Bee Day, and London Metropolitan University will be celebrating on Friday 18th August with trips for staff and students to see our own honey bee hives on the top of the Rocket building at the … Continue reading

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Visible Body online resource

‘Visible Body’ is an online resource, now available to London Met staff and students.  It is an interactive human anatomy atlas that allows users to manipulate the torso and strip away layers to reveal muscles, nerves, skeletal structure etc., and to … Continue reading

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New E-Resource of plays available

London Met libraries has recently subscribed to a collection of ebooks called ‘Nick Hern Books’, which is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers. The collection has approximately 400 plays that can be found on the library catalogue by … Continue reading

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Water For Life display

February is spotlight on water in London Met’s environment sustainability action areas, to help promote this we have put together a display of some water themed books from Aldgate library’s collection. From paintings by Turner, Whistler or Hockney or the iconic … Continue reading

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Green is Gorgeous

Aldgate library has been helping to promote Green London Met  with a display of ‘green’ related books, including green design and eco fashion, and also some materials from the materials and products library made from sustainable material. For those who have … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe display

Have you seen the Georgia O’Keeffe retrospective at Tate Modern yet? on until the 30th October. We have lots of books at Aldgate Library on this pioneer painter, many of which are on display in the cabinet at the entrance to … Continue reading

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