The Library North Campus and  the South Campus Reading Room will close today from 6pm and reopen on Monday 30th March. 

Please read below for details of Library online services and supports that will be available during this time.


Return of books / Renewals  /  Fines / Borrowing Books

There is no need to return books until the Library reopens.

Most books on loan will renew automatically up to six times.

If books are overdue or become overdue while the library is closed all fines will be cancelled.

You may get overdue or fine notices which are automatically generated. PLEASE IGNORE THESE.

All outstanding fines will also be cancelled.

There will be no fines on overdue books until further notice.

If books are returned to book bins all fines will be cancelled also.


You may borrow extra books

The limit for undergraduate students has been raised to 20 items.

Online Library help available from staff during closure

The Library staff will be operating online support for you while the buildings are closed.

You can contact us with any information requests or library related queries.

Please use the Library Support email to contact us:

This will be monitored throughout the day and queries will be directed to the correct person.


Our Library web page can be found here:

Online databases can be found here:

Our ebooks page is here:

Our Inter Library Loans services page is here:

Inter Library Loans

If you have any queries on sourcing material on Inter Library Loan then please


Please bear in mind that we will not be able to source certain material on Inter Library Loan until we reopen.