I always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library- Jorge Luis Borges
Our aim is to support your study and development needs by providing a wide range of resources to help you throughout your course.
Our libraries have books, journals, CDs, DVDs, PCs, tablets, laptops, Surface Books, online resources and much more! All available for you to use free of charge.
There are staff on all sites to help so don’t be afraid to ask.
We have seven libraries and as a student, you’re welcome to use any of them
With access to over 44,000 resources, our libraries are the place for all your information needs.
Each library has a range of desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and Surface Books, all equipped with the Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet for use on a drop-in basis, or our PCs are bookable up to three weeks in advance. You can even borrow items such as digital and video cameras, charging cables and headphones!
Free WiFi and WiFi printing is also available throughout our libraries along with scanning facilities and colour and black and white printers and photocopiers.
There are a range of study spaces across our libraries, whether you need independent study space, a group working area or quiet/silent study options, we have something that suits your learning style.
Our qualified and experienced staff are on hand to help you with your day-to-day studies, including help with finding information, researching a topic, using the PCs, creating documents and presentations, compiling bibliographies and reference lists. We also demonstrate how you can use and search our range of online resources, in 1-1 or group sessions.
What’s more, we have an extensive collection of online resources available for access 24/7!
Are you an existing student?… Link to our online services here.
Contact details for our libraries
You can find the contact details for each of our libraries below.
Tel: 0115 838 0630
Tel: 0115 838 0633
Tel: 0115 912 5502 x 3850
Tel: 0115 912 5512
Tel: 0115 8842270
Tel: 0115 884 2636
Tel: 0115 884 2412