Library Services: your 'one-stop shop'

Everything you need to know about Library services and support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

On Monday 4 January the Government announced a return to national lockdown

As such, all our libraries and study centres are currently closed, except:

These three locations are offering a limited service for those in essential need.

Please follow the links on this page for details on how to access our services during this time.

Frequently asked questions


We have revamped our regular wellbeing information to bring you some resources to support you during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Some are interactive, others are simply soothing. All we hope are enjoyable, and help you to relax and be productive.

Study skills

The Study Skills team are running online tutorials and workshops for all students, including an interactive online resource on studying from home.

Special Collections

Special Collections enquiries should be sent to or voicemails can be left on 0117 928 8014. The Reading Room remains closed for the time being but staff may be able to provide a copying service and may be able to undertake some initial research on your behalf. Please see the Special Collections webpage for more information about the collections.

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