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Information about the Library for prospective students and families

What does the Library offer?

The Library provides a huge range of physical and online resources and services to support our students in their studies.

Welcome to the Library

Welcome to the Library!

  • You are welcome to visit the Library in person during our next University Open Day on Saturday 10 September 2022. You can speak to us at our stalls in the Library foyer and at the Information Fair. We look forward to meeting you.
  • We have one central campus Library, so books, journals and resources to support all Departments (and all Library staff) are based here. Follow our Virtual Tour.
  • Each Department has a Subject Librarian specialising in the subject area, available to help students to use Library resources effectively.
  • The building is open 24 hours a day all year and the Level 2 Issue Desk enquiry point is open until 5pm on weekdays.
  • We have extensive electronic resources available to students on or off campus.  This includes over 532,000 online books and over 27,000 online journals.  We also provide students with access and support for over 100 subscription and 100 open access research databases, essential for finding high quality information for your assignments and projects in books, journals and other publications. 
  • Our print collections include over 332,000 books and 219 journal titles.
  • We have study space for more than 1,400 students, zoned into silent, quiet and group study areas. Over 500 of the study spaces have computers, the majority have access to power, and the whole building is wireless enabled. 

Visit the Library Facts and Figures page for more information about our size and scope of our facilities and collections.

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