[skip to content]

SOAS Library

Library News

Currently displaying page 1 of 3

| older »

Limited service Membership and the Issue desks from Monday 29th June, 2-4pm

Due to a staff meeting there will be limited service on the  Membership and the Issue desks from Monday 29th June 2-4pm.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

26th June 2015

Undergraduates to borrow 20 items from September 2015

Commencing 1st September 2015, undergraduate students will be able to borrow 20 items for two weeks in line with borrowing rights for postgraduate taught students. The entitlements for postgraduate research students will remain at 50 items. The changes to entitlements is the result of Executive Board-approved standardisation of Library borrowing and access categories.

24th June 2015

SOAS ID Card Reader Installation

Installation of the readers around the Library for the new SOAS id cards will take place between Thursday 25th June and Friday 3th July 2015.  There will be minimal disruption whilst the readers are installed and tested.  Library turnstiles are not expected to be affected.  

Apologies for any inconvenience caused whilst the enhancement of our access control system takes place.

18th June 2015

Disruption in the Library on Monday 15th June 7-9 pm

Please note that there will be some drilling in the Library between 7 and 9pm on Monday 15th June, as a new CCTV system is installed. The installation team will make every effort to contain the disruption.  
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

15th June 2015

Changes to SOAS Library's participation in the SCONUL Access Scheme

Effective from the 1st September 2015, SOAS will offer SCONUL Access membership Bands A, B and C only. Band R (reference access for full time undergraduates and some outside the other categories) will no longer be offered. 

11th June 2015

Reserving Library Items from 8 June 2015

From Monday, 8 June 2015, you will be able to reserve Library items online.  We have adjusted the launch date to ensure that the process operates effectively.  We apologise for this delay, but feel it is important to take this additional time before launching the service.

4th June 2015

Library Staff Training Day on Wednesday 25th March 2015

Please note that on Wednesday, 25 March 2015, Library staff will be in training sessions all day in preparation for migration to a new system for managing Library resources and user information.

24th March 2015

The Japan Times Archives - trial
The Library currently has a trial of the Japan Times Archive.

6th March 2015

Elsevier & Primo Central linking problems

There is currently a problem with the links from Primo Central/SFX to e-journals hosted by Elsevier/Sciencedirect. 

4th March 2015

Library catalogue upgrade: new features!

Library catalogue upgrade: new features!

6th November 2014

Currently displaying page 1 of 3

| older »