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Study Space Closures and Book Fetching Service in Operation - 1st July

Starting in the week beginning Monday 1st July, some areas of the Mile End Library will be closing to study; the closures are part of a phased plan of works taking place during the summer to improve electrical, water and air handling in the building.

1 July 2019

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Starting in the week beginning Monday 1st July, some areas of the Mile End Library will be closing to study; the closures are part of a phased plan of works taking place during the summer to improve electrical, water and air handling in the building.  Below is the inital works and affected areas; some areas are yet to be confirmed, please check back for the latest and look out for updates on social media, via mailing lists and eBulletin.

 

 

 

 

Dates

Affected areaAdvice
1st July                      

Ground Floor - Learning Lounge                                                                                                                                                                       

          

                                                                                            

 

 

Learning Lounge closed

For social/group study spaces use: The Hive

 

Assistive Technology Room, Group Study Rooms 2-8, Seminar Room, and Contemplation Rooms open as usual                                                                                                                                                                                           

Learning Café and Teaching Collection unaffected          

1st July

Mile End Library - 2nd floor

North and South Reading Rooms                                                                                

 

 

2nd Floor Reading Rooms closed.

Taught Postgraduate Reading Room and Research Reading Room closed.

 

Taught postgraduate students: use the 1st floor (North or South) individual study spaces, or 7th Floor, Graduate Centre 

Research postgraduate students, and academic research staff: use the reserved spaces on 1st Floor North Reading Room, Mile End Library or any individual study space on the 1st floor

For individual study spaces, use 1st floor North and South Reading Rooms

Archives Reading Room: contact archives@qmul.ac.uk for appointment availability

Book fetching service in operation for classmarks:

B - J

L – PZ

Z

 

 

For more detailed information on the infrastructure project and the works taking place, go to: https://www.library.qmul.ac.uk/about-us/projects/mile-end-library-building-works--summer-2019/ 

Book Fetching Service 

The service will run Monday to Friday and there will be two pick up times a day at 11:00 and 15:00.

On Monday 1st July the fetching service will start for all books located on the 2nd Floor only (Humanities and Social Sciences). 

To request your books please fill this online form.

Alternative study locations:

Canalside (Campus Map building 63) https://www.qmul.ac.uk/about/howtofindus/mileend/

The Hive (Campus Map building 24) https://www.qmul.ac.uk/about/howtofindus/mileend/

Whitechapel Library - nearest tube station Whitechapel https://www.qmul.ac.uk/about/howtofindus/whitechapel/

West Smithfield Library (including 24hr basement study rooms) - nearest tube station St Paul's or Barbican https://www.qmul.ac.uk/about/howtofindus/westsmithfield/

Senate House Library, University of London - nearest tube station Euston Square, Holborn or Tottenham Court Road https://www.senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/visiting-the-library

 

 

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