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    Posts from February 2012


    • 28th February 2012
    The shelves are filling fast at The Hive

    The removal men really are doing a great job in shifting the thousands of boxes we have to move to The Hive. We are very grateful to them – especially as they don’t seem to get fed up when we change our minds and ask them to move the items to a different strongroom (several...

    • 24th February 2012
    A photographic tour of The Hive… Part 3

    We’re here again to show you some more images from inside The Hive. This time we’re looking at the different areas of the library. The library shelves are all installed ready, awaiting the arrival of the book stock from the city library, University library and the History Centre.   There will be places to relax and...

    • 17th February 2012
    Life in the midst of a move

    We’re on our way! Hello and apologies that we have been away for a while, things have been very hectic here lately. We are now into the second week of physically moving our collections to The Hive and we are already ahead of schedule. We have removal men working with us everyday, and they are...

    • 6th February 2012
    A photographic tour of The Hive… no. 2

    Today we continue our tour of The Hive, bringing you photographs of the new workspace for the Archive and Archaeology Service: Our new searchroom desk is almost ready to receive the first enquirers at our new service! Our new original document searchroom, for consulting all of our original archives, is set out in an L-shape,...

    • 2nd February 2012
    A photographic tour of The Hive… no.1

     This week we have begun our staff induction tours at The Hive, which are a chance for staff to see where they will be working soon. We have been taking lots of photographs so we can show you a sneak peek of what it looks like! As there are so many we will split them...