Most locations closed on Tuesday 6 September

Due to a staff training event, our libraries and some study centres will not be open on Tuesday 6 September, with the exception of the Arts and Social Sciences Library (open for reading and reference) and the Beacon House and Sentate House Study Centres (open for study).

Our live chat service will remain active throughout.

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Accessing electronic resources

Guidance on how to access the library's electronic resources when working off-campus.

A desk with an open book, a notebook with writing in it and a pen. A bookshelf in the background. Get expert advice and support from your subject librarian

Get help with subject-related enquiries and advice about library resources.


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Accessibility and support

Find out about the services and support we provide for disabled and dyslexic learners. We can also support part time learners or those with caring/parental responsibility where time on campus is limited. 

Book a study desk or group study room

Most of our study seats can now be used on a walk-in basis by current students. This means that you will not need to book ahead of using them.

At some of our venues there is the option to book a study desk. Please see this page for more information.

Cover for Your Library Services Quick Guide, a hand holding an open book. Library Services Quick Guide 2021

The Library Services Quick Guide 2021 (PDF, 9,690kB) is now available to read.


  • Extended weekend opening hours in support of the summer assessment period

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A collection of resources to help support your wellbeing. Some are interactive, others are simply soothing. All we hope are enjoyable, and help you to relax and be productive.

A greyscale painting. Two cherubs, one writing on a slate, watching a woman hold a candle up to a a slate with writing on it. Special Collections

The library's Special Collections comprise a rich and diverse range of printed books and journals, archival resources and artefacts.

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Learn more about this exciting project.

Research support

Open access publishing - find out about Open Access, REF and funder requirements, funding and payment details.

Managing research data - our Research Data Service can help you plan, manage and share research data.

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