Preparing for the move – a new store

The start date for the move of material out of our onsite store is rapidly getting closer (Monday 2 March). Whilst Archive, Library, and Documentation staff have been beavering away in the store preparing for this, other museum departments, together with contractors, have been putting a lot of work into preparing the new…

Opening hours and service provision from 2 January

There is a further update on our opening hours and service provision. See Update on Caird Library opening hours from 2 January 2009 for more details. Renee (Digital Resources Librarian)

Update on Caird Library provision: Dec 08 – Jun 09

Update on the Caird Library opening hours In August 2008 the National Maritime Museum announced the planned temporary closure of the Caird Library due to the move of the archive and library collections as part of a forthcoming £35 million redevelopment of the Museum’s South West Wing. This capital project…

Update on Caird Library closure

Further update on 4 December 2008: New Caird Library opening hours Firstly, we are delighted to announce that by special arrangement, the Foyle reading room at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR, will be made available to all users of the Caird Library on production of…

Temporary library closure begins on 20 December

Further update on 4 December 2008: New Caird Library opening hours With plans progressing on the £35 million redevelopment of the museum, to include a modern research and reading room and improved storage for the paper-based collections, we are pleased that the building work will begin earlier than initially planned….

Earlier closure dates for the Library

Further update on 4 December 2008: New Caird Library opening hours With the exciting news of the HLF grant towards the building of the Sammy Ofer Wing, the project, to include state of the art library and archive facilities, is firmly on track to open in 2012.  It now seems…

Library provision update

During the period 2009 -12 there will be changes to operation of the Library due to redevelopment of the Museum’s South-West Wing. On completion, this wing will include a new and enhanced modern research and reading room, and greatly extended archive and library storage. The South-West Wing at present houses…

Library provision 2009-2012

As valued users of the National Maritime Museum Library, we want to hear your views on the Library’s revised opening hours that will begin in June 2009. The South West wing project is an exciting opportunity for us to enhance the quality of provision of the Archive & Library. The…