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Laptops and Macbooks update
New Laptops and Macbooks are now available to loan via the self service lockers at MCUK (3rd floor), Clifford Whitworth (1st floor) and Lady Hale (1st floor). If you require a charger loan please visit the nearest enquiry desk.
Study space in the Library
Walk-in access to study and PC spaces is now available in the Library, or if you would like to book a seat prior to your visit we have specific areas in the library which are pre-bookable for study tables, PCs, Macs and study rooms.
If you would like to pre-book, decide what type of study you want to do, and where (these spaces are highlighted in blue on the floor plans), and you will be directed to the correct booking form.
Our Spotlights page aims to highlight resources with a focus on diversity, inclusion and equality for you to enrich your studying, your wellbeing and your knowledge on current social issues.
We provide a wide array of high-quality resources to help make your studies a success. As a starting point, we recommend you use Library Search - the gateway to the Library's information resources in both print and electronic form, including books, journals, newspapers and databases.
Learn about the key IT services and resources to support your studies; how to access online training, trainer-led webinars, and add IT qualifications to your CV with our Microsoft Office Specialist certification programme.
Archives and Special Collections
We have material relating to the history of the University, from its foundations in 1896 up to the present day.
This rich and diverse resource supports academic research, teaching and learning, while also being of wider interest to local historians, genealogists and anyone with an interest in historical research.
Discover the power of video learning
Find out about our video resources and the benefits that they can bring to your studies.... Read the latest Library Blog post