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Library Induction: Library Welcome

Library induction video

Accessing the Library Building

  • You need to use your library card to access the Library building beyond the entry gates: how to get your library card. 
  • The Library is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year for use of study spaces, PCs and copy & print machines. You can also use our self-issue machines at any time to borrow books. 
  • The Library's staffed services are generally available Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm. 

Your rights and responsibilities

You're provided with library membership on the understanding that you're aware of, and accept, the associated rights and responsibilities, and that you will follow our rules and regulations.

  • Your rights: we very much welcome your right to make suggestions about library services. You can also expect prompt replies to your enquiries (usually within one working day): Please refer to the full list of your rights.
  • Your responsibilities: We're all responsible for helping to keep the library clean and inviting. Therefore, we don't permit eating in the Library beyond the turnstiles (you can eat in the refreshments space in the entrance), and you should only use thermos flasks or re-usable drinking cups with lids. Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere in the library (including the outside Level 5 balcony). Please refer to the full lists of responsibilities and rules/regulations.