Skip to main content

Main Library

The Library provides a wide variety of study spaces to suit all your different learning needs.

Main Library

Location

Library Road

Who is it for

All members of the University are welcome to use the Library. Access the building using your University ID card.

What is is for

  • Group study
  • Individual study in quiet spaces
  • Individual study in silent spaces
  • Use our computers
  • Print, copy and scan
  • Use our multimedia resources
  • Attend skills development sessions

Using the space

Please be considerate of others and follow the rules below about use of the space.

Silent study

2 rooms on floor 2 extension

Yes:

  • Individual study
  • Silent texting
  • Check out the signs to find out where you can use your laptop
  • Bottled water only in Silent Study Room 2

Please no:

  • Talking

Quiet study

Floors 3, 4, 5 and the extension floors

Yes:

  • Low volume, brief conversations, please consider your fellow students
  • Individual study
  • Silent texting
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • Cold food
  • Collaborative working

Please no:

  • Loud conversations
  • Hot food

Floors 1 and 2

Yes:

  • Group work
  • Mobile phones - please keep conversations at an acceptable level
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • Cold food can be eaten

Please no:

  • Loud conversations
  • Hot food

Stairwells

Yes:

  • Limited, phone conversations, but if the area becomes too crowded you will be asked to move to allow free passage of emergency exits
  • Food and drink should not be consumed on any staircase and Library customers should not sit down on the steps for Health and Safety reasons

Please no:

  • Sitting on the stairwells as this creates a hazard for others
  • Sitting down on the steps, for Health and Safety reasons
  • Food and drink

Toilets

Yes:

  • Telephone conversations inside the toilets

Please no:

  • Telephone conversations in the toilet lobby areas

The Bridge

(between the Main Building and the Extension Building)

Please no:

  • Talking
  • Food and drink
  • Mobile phones

Lift lobby areas

Yes:

  • Lift lobby areas floors 1 and 2 - Library customers are able to talk and have mobile phone conversations
  • Lift lobby areas floors 3,4,5 and extension floors - Library customers should follow the rules of the quiet study i.e. very low volume, brief conversations and no mobile phone conversations

Please no:

  • Loud conversations
  • Mobile phones

ClockOpening times

Main Library
Mon-Fri 07:30-00:00

Mon-Fri 07:30-00:00


Quick links