Monday, September 23, 2013

Reading Lists @ Liverpool

A new system has been launched which makes it easier for students to access the material recommended by their lecturers.

Reading Lists @ Liverpool is accessible via the Library Web pages and catalogue. Links can be made directly from a VITAL module to the list for that module.

Search for a module code, module title or lecturer’s name on

Find out more from

Not all reading lists are on the system yet – if you’re a student trying to find your list or a module coordinator wanting to make your list available, please contact your Liaison Librarian.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Enhancement of borrowing entitlements for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students

To improve our support for your learning needs, the Library has introduced the following improvements to services:

Undergraduates: During term time regular loan items will be issued for 3 weeks from the date you borrow.

Taught postgraduates: During term time regular loan items will be issued for 4 weeks from the date you borrow. 

Undergraduates: You can now borrow up to 20 items at a time, plus a maximum of two 1-Day Loan items. 

Taught postgraduates: You can now borrow up to 30 items at a time, plus a maximum of two 1-Day Loan items. 

Undergraduates: You can now renew 3 week and 7 day loan items 15 times and 3 day loan items 6 times. 

Taught Postgraduates: Unlimited renewals. 

You can renew items online at My Library Record or by phoning the Harold Cohen or Sydney Jones Library Helpdesks on 0151 794 5411/2 or 0151 794 2678/9 during staffed hours.

1 day loan items and items reserved by someone else cannot be renewed.

Please continue to return books you no longer need promptly for the benefit of others.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Library PIN - the new way to login to My Library Record

Login to My Library Record and other services in the Catalogue is now by Library PIN only:

If you have previously used your MWS (University network) login, you will need to set a PIN. Just enter your name & ID number and follow the prompts:

If you have forgotten your PIN, you can reset it:

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Oxford Handbooks Online collections now available

We have purchased four collections of Oxford Handbooks Online:

Classical Studies

Access is available now from the URLs above and at the book level from the Titles, A-to-Z tab in our Electronic Library pages.

The titles will be added to the library catalogue, which feeds into Discover, soon.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

British Standards Online available again

The recent problems with accessing British Standards Online (BSOL) through EZproxy, following the launch of an updated BSOL site, have now been resolved.

Access is available again from