The Library and the resources, services and facilities it has to offer are available to support the learning, teaching and research of our students at the University. With a wide range and variety of resources, both physical and online, we aim to help our students develop to their full potential. Our team of friendly library staff are here to help you get the most out of the Library and their knowledge and expertise can really make the difference to your studies.
The Library has around 350,000 print book, artefacts and audio visual materials and more than 300,000 eBooks. We hold subscriptions to nearly 200 print only journals and more than 32,500 electronic journals.
The Library offers a range of academic, Library and study skills workshops.
This year we have extended our opening hours so that for the first time the Library will be open till midnight during term time. We will continue to open 24 hours a day during peak times in the academic year. There is access to computer suites 24 hours a day throughout the year.
The Library building has more than 260 open access PCs and around 400 study spaces. We have 13 bookable study rooms for individuals and small groups. The Library team provide expert advice and support.
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Library Catalogue - Search for books journals and electronic resources
Moodle - Moodle is the University's virtual learning environment
Opening hours - Click to find out the Library's opening hours
Subject Resources - Find out about specialised resources for your subject area
Exploring online resources - Click here to see what online resources (e.g. ejournals, ebooks and databases are available to you
Study room bookings - Information and online booking for the Library's study rooms
Library News and Feedback - Find out about the latest developments in the Library, view our service level agreements and user feedback and let us know how we are doing
Archives and special
collections - Information about the Library's extensive archive and special collections
Library and IT Enquiries - Information about the Library and IT Enquiry Service