Using the Library

Here in the library, we are dedicated to helping you with your research and studies during your time in University. Our services reflect this dedication as we aim to provide you with an appropriate and comfortable environment which combines study and social spaces for both individual and group study. 

Find out how to borrow and return books, how to manage your library account, the options and locations for printing and photocopying and guides on how to use the library. Find out about all the study options available in the library, from silent study on level 2 to our flexible learning space on level 1. Also included is some practical information on where to eat and drink and our opening hours.

We know many people use the library for a variety of reasons and in a range of different ways. This section will help you find the resources and services available in the library to suit your own needs from inter-library loans to services for academic staff and visitors

Both the Admission and Information desks are staffed during service hours to help you with any queries you may have about managing your library account, your membership, subject specific requests or the collection of material such as books on hold, inter-library loans or theses

The library does not permit entry to children.  Staff at the Admission Desk are happy to assist you return or collect material, pay a fine or retrieve items from the shelves.  Children are more than welcome to visit the library’s public facilities such as the foyer and coffee shop once accompanied by an adult.

To view the library’s Rules and Regulations, please click here.