Library Services

Our libraries are vibrant and have been newly refurbished with state-of-the-art technology such as self-issue machines, VDI computers and 250 drop-in PCs and laptops, providing you with with all the software you’ll need to get ahead in your studies.

We have a substantial collection of learning resources including more than 55,000 books, a wealth of magazines, and DVDs. Our 24/7 library of online databases, journals and e-books mean that you can fit your studies into your busy lifestyle whether you're on campus, at home or even on holiday.

View our Library catalogue

Everyone has different study styles and we have zones, spaces and study rooms to meet your needs, including group study areas, quiet study spaces and silent study rooms.

Helping you to succeed

Our friendly and supportive staff can help you to find a book, print a document or navigate your way through the online library. And it doesn’t stop there. We also offer photocopying, colour and black and white printing, a wide range of very reasonably priced stationery, daily newspapers, and binding, laminating services to help you get that polished look for your essays and reports.


Opening Times

Beacon Centre Library

Our opening hours may be subject to change. Please check Moodle, join our Facebook / Twitter pages or give us a ring for details.

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm

Friday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed


University Centre Library

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 8.00pm

Friday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed



Mon – Thurs 8.30am – 5.00pm

Fri: 9.00am – 4.30pm


Contact Library Services

  • Beacon Centre Library 01254 292120
  • University Centre Library 01254 292165