21 April 2015

Self-service coming to the Royal Free Hospital Medical Library

From August 2015 the Royal Free Hospital Medical Library will operate an RFID self-service system for book loans, renewals and returns. 

This will improve services to all library users by reducing queues at the desk and saving time. The self-issue machine will be situated close to the Issue/Enquiry point on the ground floor of the Medical Library. As part of the project almost 20000 books will need to be tagged and new equipment installed. Planning for this project is already well underway with work scheduled to take place in June and early July. We predict minimum disruption to services during this time. Regular updates will be forthcoming.

02 April 2015

Easter opening hours and Sunday opening

Medical Library opening hours over the Easter period 2015 are as follows:
  • Thursday 2 April 09:00 - 18:00
  • Friday 3 - Monday 6 April - CLOSED
  • Tuesday 7 April - normal opening hours resume
Starting Sunday 12 April 2015, the Royal Free Medical Library will be operating the following opening hours, to end of July 2015:
Monday-Friday 09:00-22:00
Saturday 09:00-17:00
Sunday 11:00-17:00
All regular staffed library services will be available during these opening hours, including during the new Sunday opening hours.