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Teaching Collection

The Teaching Collection contains the most in-demand books at Mile End Library. 


What is in the Teaching Collection?

  • Contents chosen using course reading lists
  • Study Skills, Quick Reference, Careers and Well-being books.
  • DVDs and CDs are at the back of the collection near the audio-visual equipment

How does the Teaching Collection work?

  • All items can be borrowed
  • Loan periods vary, but are mostly either
    • One day loan
    • One week loan
  • Multiple copies of items
  • Holds can be placed for most items, except for one day loan books
  • Renewals are available for most items, except for one day loan books
  • Fines will be charged for late return of items

Where is the Teaching Collection?

  • At Mile End Library in the Teaching Collection area at the south end of the Ground Floor

How to get a text into the Teaching Collection

  • We add all copies of the latest edition of works designated essential, recommended or core reading on reading lists received by the Library or entered in Reading Lists Online
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