Did you know we’re open 24/7 366 days this year?

We’re pleased to announce an extra day of opening to our libraries this year, whether you are on or off campus we make as many of our library services and resources available to access 24/7.

Make the most of your extra day!

Wherever or whenever you are studying you can get the help you need.

Distance Learners please contact our Offsite library team or find help and information from the web pages with:

  • postal book loans
  • journal article and book chapter supply
  • access to electronic resources
  • logging in
  • queries about your Library account
  • accessing other university libraries
  • online support with any of the above topics – please contact us if you would like to arrange a 1-2-1 video session with a member of the Offsite team

Recently enrolled on a Distance Learning course?

Welcome to the Offsite team, you can find us at:


Take a look at our Online Library Induction – You’ll find a collection of short videos designed to complement the information provided by your Academic Librarian.

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A new member of the Offsite team!

We have a new member of the Offsite team!  Lesley has joined us from Sunderland University Library Services where she worked for ten years and has lots of experience supporting Distance Learners.  She would love to hear from you and is here to help so please contact the Offsite team.  We will also be updating our team photo soon so look out for that!

National Libraries Day

CILIP1-150x150Welcome to the start of Semester 2! Please do get in touch with your friendly Offsite library team if you need any help with your studies. Speaking of friendly librarians this Saturday (February 6th) is National Libraries Day. Libraries were visited an amazing 265 million times last year and there are hundreds of events being held in libraries across the UK in celebration of this vitally important public service. Have a look on the National Libraries Day website to see if there are any events being held in your local area. As ever the Offsite team would love to hear from you.