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Reading for study. Reading for pleasure. Reading for wellbeing. Reading for YOU!

The purpose of the Get More Books Scheme is to give you a chance to tell us about the books that you would us to have in our library collections.

  • More Books for your Course. If there is a book that you would find useful for your course, or if there is a book that you think we should have more copies of, then please let us know.
  • More Author Diversity. We want to increase the range of books in the library which are written by people from a BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) background. Please let us have your recommendations.
  • More Books for You. Research from The Reading Agency has shown that there is "strong evidence that reading for pleasure can increase empathy, improve relationships with others, reduce the symptoms of depression and improve wellbeing throughout life." Please let us know if there is a book that we could add to our library collection to add value to your own or someone else's life. Please see our Reading for You page for more information.

Please complete this Online recommendation form

Please note that print books can sometimes take between ten days and six weeks before they appear on the library shelves. Electronic books are usually available within one week.

Here is just a small selection of the books that we have purchased for the library based on Get More Books requests so far this year:




Landscape Planning with Ecosystem Services, Chosen by a PhD student                      Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America, Chosen by a Musical Theatre student                                                                 
Radiology in Global Health: Strategies, Implementation, and Applications, Chosen by a Radiology student The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-By-Month Handbook for Empowering Stu, Chosen by a Primary Education student  
The Muslims Are Coming! : Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terro, Chosen by an Education student                         The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre, Chosen by a Film and Television student


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