A new academic year has begun. Hooray!
Everyone on the SGS College LibraryPlus+ team is super excited to welcome back continuing learners and say hello to new ones for the 2021/2022 Academic Year!
So, without further ado…
Did you all have an enjoyable summer? We hope so!
And are you totally psyched to be back in college?! We know the answer to that is definitely YES!
We’ve Got News!
Whilst learners and term-time staff have been away for Summer Vacation, the library staff have been working on some pretty cool projects that we think you folks will be interested in!
First off, some of you may have noticed that we have rebranded!
Instead of being the “Learning Resource Centre” (or “LRC” for short), we are now called “LibraryPlus+“!
We even have a fancy new logo, courtesy of the SGS Marketing team…
Much snazzier, right? We certainly think so!
And, even more excitingly, our rebranding isn’t the only thing that’s changed in the libraries over the summer; in fact, a whole lot has been going on, across a few of our sites!
LibraryPlus+ Filton has been redesigned!
Our big room is now the Group Study Area. It is set up for groups of students to work together more easily.
Our smaller room is now the quiet study area, for students who want to work quietly by themselves.
We also have lots of comfy chairs and single-occupancy desks scattered between the bookshelves and in our fiction area, for comfortable quiet reading and study when you have time between classes!
We’ll be doing a separate post, soon, with some “in progress” photos of our work over the summer, so you can take a look at the chaos involved in pulling a library apart and putting it back together again. That post will also have a lot more photos of your beautiful, shiny, lovely, finished library, as well, so keep an eye on the LibraryPlus+ blog posts and have a look at what we’ve been up to!
At the WISE campus, we have TWO new libraries+! In the Brunel building, we have LibraryPlus+ Brunel, which is our FE library. LibraryPlus+ Brunel can be found in B209. And in the UC building, we have a new HE library: LibraryPlus+ UC WISE, which can be found in F60!
And finally, we have a new Sixth Form library over in the Filton A-Block centre: LibraryPlus+ Sixth Form! You can find this smaller satellite library and study centre at the top of A-Block in C2112!
That’s All, Folks!
There you have it! That’s all of our big news from over the summer.
But we’ll have much more to tell you over the coming weeks and months, so make sure to check our LibraryPlus+ blog posts frequently. For current SGS students, we are also on Teams, so head on over to our channel to keep on top of the latest LibraryPlus+ news, events, conversations, and recommendations – and to get in touch with us, too!
The teams across SGS LibraryPlus+ are always eager to hear from SGS students and staff. So don’t be shy, come say hi!
You can message us on our Teams channel, via email at email@example.com, on Twitter @SGSLibraryPlus, or, of course, you can come up and talk to us in person at your nearest LibraryPlus+ campus! We’re always happy to help 🙂