Unprecedented demand for study spaces
The success of the Library extension and refurbishment can be measured by the number of clients using the spaces created. To meet ever-increasing demand for a place to study, learn and engage in the student experience, the existing footprint of the Library was re-purposed, enabled by the:
From solitary study to a choice of styles
While the provision of quiet space remains essential to any contemporary library, other areas are now available to support current and future learning styles. The extension provides:
From print and microform to full-text online
From silent storehouse to reaching out
New service features:
Listening to our community through client surveys and market research allows the Library to respond with measurable service standards, the Client Service Charter and a commitment to quality, service and excellence.
From fixed roles to multi-skilled and multi-talented
The extension provided the opportunity to co-locate staff on Level 2 and to realign teams for optimal effectiveness. Lending and Archives staff remain on the Ground Level. Staff areas have been renovated and refurbished providing an attractive and functional workplace.
From cards to computers, from fixed services to flexibility
The realm of electronic information underpins much of the Library's resources and services. We have added: