For the first time, the Built Environment Library, WH Bell Music Library and Hiddingh Hall Library will be opened for students to use as a place for study from Monday 10 May 2021. Read more
Returning library materials
Library material currently out on loan will be renewed until further notice. All fines on overdue materials will be waived. However, you may return your books at the central drop-off point at CPS Burnage or book drop boxes located at all library sites. No borrowed material may be returned as an in-person transaction to the Libraries.
The person who has it out on loan will be given a maximum of 7 days to return the book. For urgent requests, visit the Loans Desk staff who will do their best to retrieve the item as quickly as possible.
Request a book from a Branch Library
Request the book online. Specify a pick-up location for the book and the book will be transferred on your behalf. You will receive an email when the book is available for you to borrow.
Theses and Dissertations
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