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From April 2017 until Autumn 2019 Library services operate from two buildings: study space and services are located in the URS Building; printed materials are still available to borrow from the adjacent Library building. This is to provide a quieter working environment whilst the Library Refurbishment Project gathers pace.  Please note that that study space in the URS Building is usually busiest between 11:00 and 16:00 Monday to Friday - see Study space across campus for alternative places to work.

Our full range of services (including registrations) is usually available 9-5 Mon-Thu and 10-5 on Friday.  Before making a special trip, please check our Term-time service levels page for details of services and facilities available at different times of the day or contact us in advance.

Details of any emergency changes to our opening hours (e.g. due to adverse weather) will be posted on our News blog, Twitter feed and homepage. 

Spring Term - Mon 8 January to Sun 25 March

URS Building hours

(Study space, Café, IT Service Desk, Study Advice
and all other Library services)

Library Building hours

(Printed resources with some Library help)

Mon - Fri

24 hours Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat Open until 21:00 Sat

09:00 - 22:00

Sun Open from 08:30 Sun

09:00 - 22:00

Easter Vacation - Mon 26 march to wed 28 March

URS Building hours

(Study space, Café, IT Service Desk, Study Advice
and all other Library services)

Library Building hours

(Printed resources with some Library help)

Mon

Open until 19:00 Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue 08:30 - 19:00 Tue

09:00 - 17:00

Wed 08:30 - 17:00 Wed

09:00 - 17:00

Easter Closure - Thu 29 March to Tue 3 April

Both the Library and URS Buildings will be closed for the University Easter closure period.

Easter Vac/Summer Term - Wed 4 April to Fri 8 June

URS Building hours

(Study space, Café, IT Service Desk, Study Advice
and all other Library services)

Library Building hours

(Printed resources with some Library help)

Mon - Fri#

24 hours Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat Open until 21:00 Sat

09:00 - 22:00

Sun Open until 08:30 Sun

09:00 - 22:00

# Wednesday 4 April the URS Building opens at 08:30

IT Service Desk opening times

The IT Service Desk is located on the Ground Floor of the URS Building. This service is provided by Information Technology and is subject to availability. 

Term-time

Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat & Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Vacation

Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
 

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