The academic year at Oxford starts in a few weeks’ time, and I am preparing library welcome packs for all our students.
Each pack contains a library bookmark, badge and map of all Oxford libraries.
The bookmark includes contact information for the library, opening hours and details of the lending rules.
There are 16 different badges. Each one has ‘St Hugh’s College Library’ around the edge and one larger word in the middle, e.g. Borrow, OxLIP+, SOLO, Browse, Enquiry, Citation. The aim is to familiarise the students with the vocabulary of the library, and I hope it will also generate a buzz as people compare badges with their friends and work out what all the terms mean.