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Situated at the heart of the Rye Hill Campus, the main library has over 70,000 resources covering subject areas from administration to sport. This branch also houses our collection of CDs, videos and DVDs.
A selection of journals/magazines are available for borrowing with titles as diverse as New Scientist, Computer Active and Journal of Sport Science. Additionally, the library provides over 70 open access PCs and laptops for student use on a “drop-in” basis.
Monday 8.30am – 7pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 7pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 7pm
Thursday 8.30am – 7pm
Friday 8.30am – 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Holiday opening hours are:
Monday - Friday 10am – 3pm
Our e-Library is our collection of electronic resources available via the Library catalogue here. If you are a student of the College, you have access to our growing collection of quality online information including:
- Full text academic journals
- Subject specific databases
- Electronic books
- Databases of images, maps, statistics, datasets and other resources
The e-resources are password protected. You can access the e-resources using your college username (student ID) and password. You must complete the login process on campus before you will be able to log in remotely.
You can use the Library catalogue to find out what resources we have on a particular subject. The catalogue will tell you what we have, where to find it and whether it is currently available or out on loan. It can also be used to look at your library account, renew your items, reserve an item or cancel a reservation. All this can be done by clicking the ‘View your account’ link.
Access the Library catalogue here
Library training sessions
Library staff are also on hand to offer individual help or deliver whole class sessions on a range of research and study skills, including:
- tutorials on how to use specific e-library databases and online resources
- training on how to avoid plagiarism and how to write Harvard Standard References for assignments
- advice on how to use the internet most effectively and judiciously as a research tool
For more information or to book a training session please contact the Main Library on 0191 200 4020.
Library contact numbers
Main Library 0191 200 4020