Bell Boy

The view which greets you when you enter the Medical Library. This photograph was taken before the library officially opens, but usually you’d find someone actually sitting directly behind the desk. In any case, any one working behind the desk, is happy to come to the desk to help. We always aware of customers coming to the desk.

Also we have a bell!!! I’ve seldom heard it used by a customer in earnest. However, some students can’t help themselves and press it to hear what it sounds like, or just for harmless devilment for the amusement of their colleagues! We did have a dental student who did it so often, he earned the nickname ‘Bell Boy’, I still find it difficult to remember his actual name. Having qualified as a dentist, he has recently returned to study medicine to reach his goal of becoming a maxillofacial surgeon, which requires the dual qualification of medicine and dentistry. [Oral & Maxillofacial (OMF) Surgeons specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. This information comes from http://www.baoms.org.uk/, if this link isn’t working for you, that is the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ]

Have you noticed there are no self-service machines here! More later….

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