Friday, 13 January 2012

Publishing and the Early Career Classicist

Image via Flickr user jjpacres

Check out this very useful booklet, full of advice about publishing research from early career scholars:

Winnington Ingram Trainee Position 2012 - 2013

I, Claudius
Picture via Flickr user Super Furry Librarian

Those considering a career in librarianship might be interested in the Library's Winnington Ingram Trainee position.

You can read more about what the position entails and apply here, and you can find out more about what library trainees do on their blog, here.

Monday, 9 January 2012

Essential upgrades to the online catalogue

Card Catalog 2

The university's online library catalogues will be off-line for an estimated two hours from 15:00 on Sunday, January 15th as some essential upgrades to the system are made. 

As our catalogue is hosted by the university, while this upgrade is taking place you will be unable to search the catalogue or access e-resources.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Friday, 6 January 2012

New acting director for the Institute of Classical Studies

Professor Mike Edwards has now taken up the Chair of Classics at Trinity St David’s, University of Wales, and has therefore given up the post of Director of the Institute of Classical Studies in London, after more than five years of distinguished service.  Professor John North has agreed to take on the post of Acting Director for the calendar year 2012.  For more details about him and the appointment, follow this link:  We anticipate that a long-term appointment will be made early in 2013. 

Essential maintenance on Saturday, January 7th

On Saturday, January 7th, heating engineers will be coming to do some work in the archaeology room of the library. This will necessitate the removal of all of the desks in this room, and may lead to some disruption. The desks will be replaced on Monday morning.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.