John Henry Brookes Building opening
Friday, 21 February 2014
The John Henry Brookes
Building will be opening in phases from Monday 24 February with the new library
opening on the Wednesday.
In order for the library
move to take place, the existing Headington library will close at 8.00pm on
Friday (21 February) and reopen in its new location at 8.30am on Wednesday (26 February).
Book loan periods will be extended until Thursday (27 February) to take these
days of closure into account and access to the Wheatley and Harcourt libraries
as well as to e-resources will be unaffected.
The following alternative
quiet study space will be available during this period:
Friday 21 February - 6.00am, Monday 24 February:
Computer rooms: Birch
House and Fuller (FHG06, 10a and 10b)
Clerici: CG15, 16 and 17
(just off current Main Reception)
Sinclair: SG50 and 51.
22 February and Sunday 23 February, 8.00am-6.00pm:
Gibbs: G110, 217, 223 and
February 8.30am - Wednesday 26 February 8.30am:
JHB level 4 teaching and
Birch House computer
Most teaching moving into
the John Henry Brookes Building will do so from the beginning of week 6 (week
commencing Monday 3 March). Module leaders will be contacting you if some of
your teaching is moving into the new building and this will also be reflected
in your Google calendar. For a full timeline of the phased move into the John
Henry Brookes Building, please visit www.brookes.ac.uk/space-to-think/
The new building will be
open 24/7. For security reasons, between the hours of 9.00pm and 7.00am you
will need to use your student card to access the building. You will need to update your student card with access to the John Henry Brookes Building and will be
able to do this from midday on Monday 24 February.
If you still hold an older,
laminated student card you will be able to exchange this for a new card at
Throughout the first weeks
of the building we will be running a series of events to celebrate the opening
of the building. Keep an eye out on campus TV screens and Oxford Brookes social
If you would like to give
us feedback relating to the John Henry Brookes Building, please use our
feedback form or email Space to Think (firstname.lastname@example.org).