Answered By: Tracey Ainsley
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2018     Views: 57

Print journals are shelved in compact shelving units in the Library Sub-basement. Journals are arranged alphabetically by title, with ‘A’ located nearest the entrance. Signs on the ends of the aisles indicate the range of titles contained within each set of shelves.

Print journals are reference only and cannot be removed from the Library building, however you are welcome to consult them in any area of the Library. There is also a photocopier/scanner in the Sub-basement where you can copy/scan sections of journals subject to copyright restrictions.

The compact shelving which houses the print journals is organised into 4 blocks (or ‘ranges’) separated by green pillars. You may need to move shelves in order to find the journals you need.

To move the Sub-basement shelves follow the instructions posted on each of the shelf-ends.

In the interests of safety:

  • Always ensure that the open aisle is empty before attempting to move the shelves.
  • Do not enter the aisle until the shelves have come to a halt.
  • To stop a shelf that is in motion, place your foot against the bottom of the moving unit.

If you need any further assistance, please contact a member of the Ask4Help team. Ask4Help can be reached in person at any of the three Student Central locations (City Campus Library, Coach Lane Library and City Campus East), by phone on 0191 227 4646 or via the student portal.

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