News from the University of Reading

New Trainee Liaison Librarians

We mentor several trainee liaison librarians for CILIP chartership in well-structured three-year posts designed to give new professionals a range of liaison, functional and supervisory services. Recently we appointed David Brown, Elizabeth Simpson and Elizabeth Schlackman.

Study space grant

In March 2009, we created further study space on Main Library’s 5th Floor from three areas, latterly used for storage, which were vacated when our Special Collections transferred to new premises. Revising students made good use of them, despite mismatched furniture. However, in July we made a successful