Libraries are open: book your visit

The Libraries continue to be open for you to study and browse. Safety is our priority, so do remember to make a booking before you visit. Find out more about how you can use the library. You can also explore frequently asked questions on our new Library Help site. You can book your visit by clicking the button below. Please note, to ensure fair access for all, bookings for Library access are currently limited to ten per person, per week*. Access to our libraries is for current students and staff only. Please wear a face covering for the duration of your time in the Library

*If you require additional access to the Library please speak to our friendly Library team and we'll be happy to help

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Your website is changing

Come and say hello to your new Library website!  In August we will be replacing these library webpages - with our brand new library website.  We welcome your thoughts on the redesign so please do complete our short feedback form.  News updates will continue to be published on these pages for now - until the new library website is fully launched.  Consider this early access as a preview of what is to come

Scan and Deliver

Scan and Deliver is our new digital service for staff and Postgraduate students . This service enables you to request a digital copy of any chapter or article that the Library holds in print. Find out more about our new service


Enhance Your Learning: learn online with the Library

We have a range of guides, videos and other resources to help you learn the key academic and information literacy skills. Visit the Enhance Your Learning webpage to get started. Why not have a go at our escape room style game, The Night of the Hungry, Hungry Robot to learn about using the essential Library resources, key skills and subject guides and resources.

If you need to get hands on experience and support with developing the skills, take a look at our range of workshops. Our new drop-ins and clinics replace our previous appointments service, and are designed to support you when you need to go further with your development. Explore our upcoming events by clicking the buttons below:

Clinics and drop-ins Academic and research skills workshops

Celebrate books with us

Books For You - tell us which books you want in the Library


Use BrowZine to browse thousands of academic journals available to you. You can search by your chosen subject or search for a specific title. Create your own bookshelf and be alerted when a new issue is published. Access BrowZine

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