• Accessibility

Extra Information: 

Without books it will be very hard for me to do well rounded research

Actions Taken

  • This idea opened on 13th April 2017 and closed for voting on 4th May 2017.
  • This Idea gained a 3rd which means it's not a priority for the time being. 

  • The Executive has agreed to give this Idea a conditional pass. Work will start on this Idea unless it is vetoed by two-thirds of the Student Council Meeting. Click here for more info

  • Student Council agreed to pass this Idea. This Idea is now Students’ Union policy and has been sent to The Executive for work to begin.

  • The Students' Union has been in consultation with the Library, students and academic staff and can provide the following updates: only texts that have not been borrowed for three years will be considered for removal from the library’s stock and wherever possible a digital copy will be saved. The Library have agreed to give first refusal of any physical copies that are to be removed to academic staff and students and that other copies will be donated to charities, other libraries and institutions. Dedicated space in S Block will be made available to house books removed from the Library.

  • April 2021: This idea has been completed and is a win. The VPEd also shared that this is an ongoing policy, but also that the library are working with academics to buy more ebooks and provide more online resources.


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