Posts by library

Not just Clifford Whitworth.… there are loads of Library PC and study spaces across the University

3 May 2017

If you find that Clifford Whitworth is too busy for you over the exam period or you would prefer to study in an area close to your lectures, don’t despair. Read more…..

Student-steered solutions secure success!

16 February 2017

Co-creation has been at the heart of our Library Development Project. Students have worked with the Library every step of the way Read more…..

New year, new floor

9 December 2016

The library development project is nearing the completion of its first phase, with the first floor due to re-open in early January. Read more…..

As one floor closes another floor opens…

1 November 2016

After months of extensive planning and rigorous hard work the first stage of The Library’s £6.2 million development project is complete. Read more…..

Project update – October 2016

3 October 2016

“Check it out” now to avoid disruption

Starting on 10th October we will be entering a period of disruption as, overnight, large amounts of stock is moved from the ground floor up to the second floor and from the first floor down to the ground floor. Read more…..

What will the Library Development Project do for courses in health and social care?

13 September 2016

Recent blog posts have shown how the theme of ‘the library in the park’ drew from the relationship between the building and Peel Park’s historic role as the earliest municipal park, and focused on the general benefits of library use on degree classification. Read more…..

Library Development Project update August 2016

18 August 2016

It’s a really busy time for the project as Adelphi Library closed on 17th August and on 18th August stock started to arrive at Clifford ready for shelving. Read more…..

A student’s perspective on the Library Development Project

12 July 2016

I am sure you have seen the signage, the presentations, the posts on Facebook, Twitter and the website or even heard from a friend or staff – the Library Development Project has begun!


The Clifford Whitworth building – a brief illustrated history

14 June 2016

It’s a landscape of old Salford – factory chimneys, terraces and smog. Only a couple of flimsy looking cranes indicate what’s to come. This is the land bordering Peel Park that the recently established University of Salford would use to build its new academic library. Read more…..

Library Development Project – What to expect in May and June

4 May 2016

Starting in June the Clifford Whitworth Library will be completely transformed library by a £5.8m refurbishment. In preparation for the start of work, we’re doing a number of things to reduce the disruption.