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timeline of works

Between now and October 2011 a considerable amount of work needs to be undertaken by the Library in order to deliver a refurbished level 2 for the start of the next academic year. The timeline below illustrates the activities that need to be completed in preparation for and during the redevelopment. Dates are indicative and subject to alteration as the project progress, but are designed to keep Library customers informed giving advance warning as to when any disruptive activities are likely to take place.

Phase 1

January 18th – Special Collections commence transfer of Photographic Collection to the Store

February 7th – Launch of Redevelopment blogsite and the new Library website


April 15thExpected completion of move of Special Collections staff to the North Haugh

May 9th – Back office Library staff will move to the Bute Building
May 13th – Expected completion of the decant of Special Collections to the North Haugh Library Store
May 16th – Construction of shelving and gradual transfer of Reference collection into the Bute building
May 26th – Short Loan collection to be transported to St Mary’s library and the move of front of house library staff
May 27th – Handover of the Library to the contractor

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