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The Library

The Library building provides comfortable, flexible study spaces and offers a wealth of excellent learning resources, extensive collections of information sources and access to expert help and advice.

As well as access to thousands of books, audio-visual materials and journals, the Library also provides:

  • Extensive opening hours (including 24/7 opening during term time)
  • A wide range of different study environments for both individual and group study including bookable study rooms and pods
  • Laptop loan scheme
  • A large number of electronic resources which are available wherever you have access to the internet
  • Media suite containing Apple Macs
  • Self-service issue and return facilities
  • Open access PCs and wireless access throughout the building
  • Café and vending machines

Visitors & External Membership

Due to the current Covid-19 social distancing restrictions, our visitor policy has changed. We are suspending visitors from using the library building until further notice. Please contact for more information. 

Detailed Information

Kit List

  • The Library is equipped with a full range of computers, printers and scanners.
  • There are Photocopiers on the Ground, 1st and 2nd floor of the Library
  • Within the Library you can also find the UCLan Print service, this is for specialist printing. They offer many other services such as binding and laminating.
  • The Special Collections Library contains a large number of books, documents, and historical resources of both national and international importance.


Open 24 hours during term time. Opening times may be subject to change.

General Enquiry