What to expect when visiting the library

All our libraries and study centres are now open and offering a limited service. You can find details on location and opening hours here. Please read the information on the library / study centre's page carefully before you visit.

Before you arrive at the library / study centre:

  • Food is not permitted, so ensure you have made alternative arrangements if you plan to be on site for some time. All drinks must be lidded.

  • Bring a face covering, unless you are exempt. This must be worn at all times. 
  • At busy times you may need to queue to be admitted to the building to ensure the occupancy level for safe social distancing can be maintained.

At the library / study centre:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times, unless you are exempt.
  • For the safety of all library visitors and staff, two metres social distancing must be observed.
  • Please read all notices carefully and follow any one-way systems in place.
  • Wash your hands regularly.
  • No food is to be eaten in the libraries and study centres. All drinks must be lidded.
  • There will be cleaning material available for you to sanitise your work space and equipment at the start and end of your study session.
  • Sanitation stations are available at all sites.
  • Touch points will be regularly cleaned by staff.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice and information

The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting many aspects of university life and study. Find out the latest advice and guidance.

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