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From April 2017 until Autumn 2019 Library services operate over two buildings: most study space and services are located in the URS Building; printed materials are still available in the adjacent Library Building, plus some study space. This is to provide a quieter working environment whilst the Library Refurbishment Project continues. 

URS Building

All floors are shown on the URS floor plans and directory (PDF).

Ground Floor

Course Collection; Group study rooms; Information Desk; IT Service Desk; IT facilities including printers; Maths Support; Silent study room; and Study Advice.

2nd Floor

Group, quiet and silent study rooms; and Café Libro.

3rd Floor

Staff offices.

Library Building

Ground Floor (PDF)
Most of the refurbished Ground Floor of the Library Building re-opened in September 2018. Available here are a Help Point for general enquiries, some quiet and group study space, and a café.

First Floor (PDF)
Most of the refurbished 1st Floor re-opened in September 2018. It is open for group study.

2nd Floor (PDF) 
On this floor are located books on computing, economics, history, law, literature, politics and social sciences. Journals and maps can also be found here. There are some general use PCS, printing/copying/scanning facilities and an Information Desk.

3rd Floor (PDF) 
On this floor are located books on art, linguistics & language, philosophy, psychology, religion, science and technology. Also here is the Teaching Practice Collection, printing/copying/scanning facilities and an Information Desk.

4th Floor
CLOSED for refurbishment.

5th Floor 
CLOSED during refurbishment - silent study space is available in the URS Building.

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