Information and Reference Library Facilities

Study spaces and reading areas

There is study space with seating for over 35 people in the Riverside Room. For less formal study, armchairs and sofas are available in the Information and Reference Library. Additional seating may also be available in the Seminar Room (bookings permitting). Laptops may be used on site but there are only a limited number of power points at present.

A free WiFi service is available.

Free computer and internet access

Over 20 PCs are available and may be booked for up to two hours a day.

  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)and Internet access on all PCs
  • Colour or black and white printing
  • Scanners

Computer access is free but there are charges for printing and photocopying. We also sell a range of stationery items including USB sticks and CDs.

IT Computer taster sessions

If you're new to computers or want to learn a little more about using a PC, library staff provide 30 minute taster sessions free of charge Monday to Saturday.

Updated: 7 August 2015