Mature learners given greater library access

November 19, 1999

More than 50 higher education institutions have joined forces to enable part-time, distance and placement students to borrow from libraries near to where they live or work.

The scheme, UK Libraries Plus, is being offered on a trial basis until the end of the academic year. Participating institutions include the universities of Middlesex, Staffordshire, Sunderland and Lincolnshire and Humberside, Wolverhampton and Kent Institute of Art and Design.

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