Temporary Change to the Caird Library opening hours

Temporary Change to Library Opening Hours between November 2015 and January 2016. You may have seen on our webpages or heard from staff that we are changing our opening hours for a short period between November 2015 and January 2016. During this period we will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesday and…

Packing Begins

Last Monday, the 2nd March, saw the beginning of the move of the collections in preparation for the building of the Museum’s new Sammy Ofer Wing, which will include a new archive and library store. The South West Wing store that we are emptying currently holds over 3000 shelves worth…

Caird Library opening hours in the new Sammy Ofer wing, from 2012

As plans for the new Sammy Ofer wing take shape, we have updated the information on the website about the Library’s future opening hours, see http://www.nmm.ac.uk/researchers/library/visiting/library-opening-hours-from-2012. In case you haven’t seen this update, the Library opening hours from 2012 will be 40 hours a week, including every weekday and every…

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…

Caird Library closure 29 September – 10 October 2008

We would like to remind readers that the Caird Library will be closed for two weeks from Monday 29 September – Friday 10 October.  This closed fortnight will allow staff the opportunity to prepare the Archive and Library collection for its move from the basement of the South West Wing…

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…