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Library Refurbishment

Transforming your Library into an outstanding research and learning space.


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Refurbishment update

The following collections will be in storage off-site throughout the refurbishment. You can order copies of articles from print journals via the Interlending and Document Supply (IDS) service. If you are an undergraduate, please contact IDS first: For other collections please contact us at


  • Non-current print journal collection (n.b. any current issues from 2014 onwards will still be available in the Library)
  • Government publications
  • Reference books with prefix 1 or 2
  • Railway Collection
  • Census Collection
  • Legal History Collection (n.b. some volumes available in Special Collections)
  • Redlich Collection books (n.b. Redlich Collection music scores will still be available)
  • Landmarks of Science microcard collection


Request a book from a closed area

During the building refurbishment, there will be times when you will not have access to a particular floor/area of the Library. Please check the planner to see which areas are affected at which times. If you want to request a book from a closed area, then please complete the following Request & collect form.



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