The Library Building has a circulation route to ensure that people movement is in one direction at all times. When entering the Library the main stairs are now UP STAIRS ONLY. The to exit the Library you will need to follow the one-way circulation route floor sign into L109 and exit via the Fire Exit and stairs, you will exit the building to the side of the bridge.
UPDATE - 6 August 2020
Following updates to Government legislation from 8 August all visitors to the Library study spaces will be required to wear a face covering for the entirety of their time in the Library unless they hold a medical exemption.
Limited Study Space Access
We a delighted to be able to offer limited study spaces that are bookable from Monday 3 August, these will be available 10.00am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday. There are a selection of spaces available, desk with power, or Windows / iMac computers. We have space for 50 users to conform to COVID-19 regulations.
Click, Collect and Return
We are happy to be able to offer a "click and collect" and a 'Returns' service for library books. It is now possible for you to place reservations for up to 8 physical books. Once the reservations have been processed, you will receive an email notification, asking you to book a collection slot. Collections will be possible for up to 7 days, and can be booked from 24 hours after you receive your email notification. The booking page will give you full instructions on the process for collection.
You can also book a date and time to return any library books you no longer need.
Following UK Government advice other Library functions are closed until further notice. Services that are able to be managed remotely have all moved online, you can find out how to access these services by following the link below.
|Academic Development||Digital Learning (Brightspace)||Library and Research Services|
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The University, like other institutions around the UK, is responding to the coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19). Our priority is always the health and safety of students, staff and our community.
We are following the advice through regular updates from the UK Government, Public Health England and university bodies, for example Universities UK. We will continue to take all appropriate and necessary steps, as required by the official advice, to keep our community safe.
As the situation changes, we will keep you updated with any further action you may need to take. Current information is available here: https://www.uos.ac.uk/coronavirus