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From Tuesday 13th April the Reading Room will reopen to all readers.
Our opening times are Tuesday-Thursday, 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.00pm, with an hour for lunch and to allow staff to clean.
To comply with social distancing measures we are restricting the number of visitors and access to the Reading Room is by appointment-only. Please give us as much notice of your visit as possible, but at least a minimum of two working days.
If you only want to return a book or collect one using the Click and Collect service, you don’t need to make an appointment and can drop in any time during our opening hours.
To make an an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to visit in-person, we are happy to provide the following:
For more information about the new guidance for visitors, please see our blog post: https://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/manuscripts/2021/03/29/rereopening/
A free iBook showcasing some of the treasures held in Manuscripts and Special Collections, with a range of short articles illustrated with images, sound and video.
It includes mediaeval manuscripts, archives, maps, posters, photographs, rare printed books and music and covers the globe from Iceland to China by way of Nottingham and the Soviet Union. Notable personalities featured include Robin Hood and DH Lawrence and it introduces the father of English geology, William Smith, and one of the world’s first ornithologists, Francis Willughby.
Available from itunes
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