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For alternative ways to discover our e-resources you might like to try browsing our e-books or searching the A-Z of e-journals

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Library - Opening Hours

Opening hours

Term-time, staffed opening hours from Monday 4 September 2017 are:

Monday to Friday: 08.30-19.00

Saturday and Sunday: 11.00-16.00


Library - 24 Hour Access

24-hour access

The Library ground floor is open 24/7, giving you access to study space and self-service facilities. Access to book stock is available during our staffed hours (please check our opening hours for up-to-date information).

Library catalogue

Click here for direct access the library catalogue where you can check your account, renew or reserve books and search for items held in the Library.

Library catalogue

Library - Going for Gold

Going for Gold

Our Going for Gold service offers students help with researching and writing their dissertation AND a free cover and dissertation-binding.

Going for Gold

Library - Can't Find the Book Your Looking For?

Can't find the book you're looking for?

If a book is recommended on your reading list or in a lecture, but isn't sufficiently stocked, just fill out our More Books request form. Where possible, we'll order a copy. If it's not possible, we'll let you know.

More Books

Research Support

We have many resources to support your research, whether you're an undergraduate, postgraduate, or staff member. For all Electronic Resources please go to the E-Resources page, where you'll find the A-Z of journal titles and lists of databases. To use our single search facility for books and journal articles please scroll to the Discovery search box near the top of the Library webpage.

Open Access and Crest

For information about Open Access and Crest, our repository for research papers, and REF 2021 please click HERE