Tag : Edward Boyle Library

Libraries Are For Studying, Not For Snacking

12 months ago / 0 comments

At first thought, the introduction of snacks into the library may sound like a good thing. Many universities around the UK are more lax than Leeds about the consumption of food and drink. York, for instance, allows drinks and cold food, whereas our libraries limit us to bottled water only. … Read More

Leeds University collects over £200,000 in library fines

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past three years, The University of Leeds has collected over £211,000 in library fines from overdue books. In this time, universities across Yorkshire have received more than £600,000 in library fines. The total collected at Leeds University was the highest, followed by Leeds Beckett which received nearly £150,000, … Read More

New Edward Boyle café in name row with Hyde Park Book Club

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new cafe in the Edward Boyle library opened it’s doors to students for the first time this week, however it has attracted some controversy due to it’s name, The Book Club, which some are claiming undermines the branding of local venue Hyde Park Book Club. The new cafe in Edward … Read More

£200M to be spent on campus improvements

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds is planning to spend more than £200m on several building refurbishments mostly starting next year. A large amount of this estimated figure is to be spent on refurbishing the Edward Boyle Library, which will boast new facilities such as larger teaching rooms and more flexible study … Read More

Tensions at Boyle-ing point in cluster bust-up

6 years ago / 0 comments

2.11.12 A fight broke out this week on the level 11 computer cluster of the Edward Boyle. On Tuesday morning two students became embroiled in a punch up, according to students’ social media reports. An eyewitness claimed to have seen “genuine punch up… a couple of big hits”. Describing the … Read More

Roll up, roll up, read all about it!

6 years ago / 0 comments

2.11.12 A Leeds Student survey has found students are demanding national newspapers in the University’s libraries. Currently, both the Edward Boyle and Brotherton libraries maintain subscriptions to national newspapers from Spain, France, Germany and other European countries, but have no British national newspapers. The Brotherton also contains an extensive microfilm … Read More

Anger over High Demand mischief

6 years ago / 0 comments

  1.11.12 The Edward Boyle library is coming under fire as students struggle to get hold of the books they need. High demand reference books on Level 13 of the library continue to be deliberately replaced by students in the wrong sections. This means that other students are unable to … Read More