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Where to find items at Preston Campus Library

Books and other items are organised in one continuous sequence and are located as follows:

First Floor:

  • Items numbered 000-399
  • Separate Oversize Collection 000-999
  • Law Collection

Second Floor:

  • Items numbered 400-999
  • Sport England Collection
  • Journal Collection


Library Search

Library search gives details of where items are shelved in the library and the number of copies available. If the book or journal is available online the catalogue provides a link to take you to the item - you may need to log in to My Library Account download the full-text of your ebook or ejournal. You can also check your account from Library Search for details of books you have on loan.

Library Search can now be used on the move providing a simple, uncluttered, easy to read display for the screen resolution of your mobile device.


Item Not Available?

If the UCLan library does not have the item you need, we may be able to get it for you via the Inter-Library Loan Service, or you may wish to visit another library yourself - see Using Other Libraries for further details.



If you are not sure where to start (or can't find books and journals for your area of study), why not try our Subject Guides? We also run training sessions available to students on how to get the most out of the library.