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Coronavirus Library Services Update: 17th March

17/03/2020

Following the recent Government briefing regarding the covid-19  pandemic and the universities announcement of postponing face-to-face teaching from Wednesday 18th March, the following library service changes will be in place from Wednesday.

Library opening times (18th March -  22nd March)

 Wednesday - Friday

Telford Library: 9am - 5pm

Walsall Library: 9am - 7pm     

Harrison Library: 9am - 7pm   

Burton Library will be temporarily closing from 5pm on Tuesday 17th.

 Saturday- Sunday

Harrison Library: 10am - 5pm

Walsall Library: 10am - 5pm

 Libraries will provide access to study space and support* only during these opening times (please ensure that you bring your library card when visiting the library)

 Support for students and academics*

In-line with the universities move towards online teaching from Wednesday 18th, academic skills workshops and one-to-one support will be delivered virtually, via online chat, email, and though canvas topics.

  Our ASSIST chat service and library@wlv.ac.uk email service will continue for general enquires and support for students.

 Academic staff can continue to contact the Liaison Librarians via LISliaison@wlv.ac.uk  

 Students will be able to gain access to reading list resources via the normal route through Canvas.

 Future Updates

Please check back regularly for further updates and important information, particular before you make the journey to one of the libraries as the availability of services may change.

For more information please contact the Corporate Communications Team.

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