Book a study seat

Most of our study seats can now be used on a walk-in basis by current students. This means that you will not need to book ahead of using them.

At some of our venues there is the option to book a study desk. Please see this page for more information.

Winter vacation opening hours

Visit our Stay Winter Well page to find out more about opening hours for libraries and study centres over the winter vacation. 

Disability History Month 2021

Library Services has teamed up with Bristol SU Disability and Accessibility Network to bring you a range of events, films and other resources to celebrate Disability History Month.

Accessing electronic resources

Guidance on how to access the library's electronic resources when working off-campus.

ASSL 24 hour opening

After a small delay due to unexpected staffing difficulties, we are now able to open ASSL 24/7.

Please be aware that library staff are only available until 8pm and entrance is by Ucard only after midnight.

Any unplanned changes to this service will be advertised here and on Twitter.

Get expert advice and support from your subject librarian

Get help with subject-related enquiries and advice about library resources.

Library Services Quick Guide 2021

The Library Services Quick Guide 2021 (PDF, 9,690kB) is now available to read.

Accessibility and support

Find out about the services and support we provide for disabled and dyslexic learners. We can also support part time learners or those with caring/parental responsibility where time on campus is limited. 


A collection of resources to help support your wellbeing. Some are interactive, others are simply soothing. All we hope are enjoyable, and help you to relax and be productive.

Special Collections

The library's Special Collections comprise a rich and diverse range of printed books and journals, archival resources and artefacts.


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Research support

Open access publishing - find out about Open Access, REF and funder requirements, funding and payment details.

Managing research data - our Research Data Service can help you plan, manage and share research data.

New University Library

Learn more about this exciting project.

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