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Libraries

Each campus has its own library with a dedicated customer service team and subject specialists.

Our extensive resources support first year undergraduates through to PhD students

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24/7 access to learning resources and spaces

Whichever campus you are based at, you’ll find extensive subject related resources staffed by subject specialist librarians.

  • A comprehensive range of e-books, journals and databases available anytime anywhere 
  • Access resources from other libraries
  • Group study areas with coffee facilities
  • Quiet research areas
  • Inductions, digital literacy and study skills sessions that are fully integrated with your course

Explore the University of Gloucestershire library online using Library Discovery.

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Open access computing, Wi-Fi and photocopying

  • Over 500 open-access computers are provided at our three campuses, with some dedicated rooms providing 24/7 access. PCs and Macs are available at each campus, and each computer has the latest version of Microsoft Office installed.
  • Self-service lockers on each campus let you loan a laptop for up to 6 hours
  • The university also provides free wireless internet access (eduroam) to all staff and students. WiFi is available on all campuses in the libraries, teaching spaces, SU bars, refectories and at many other locations on each campus.
  • You can wirelessly print in our libraries too, with extensive scanning and photocopying facilities are also provided

Advice and support

Student services provide extensive advice and support throughout your time with us.

Each campus has a dedicated student Helpzone and Park campus has an International Student support team.

The Students’ Union also provide a range of advice and services.

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Contact ithelpdesk@glos.ac.uk to find out more about helpzones on each campus

The library is not just for students

External library memberships

You don’t need to be a current student or staff member to access our libraries. Individuals are welcome to join the Library by applying for membership. Details of our External Library membership scheme and how to apply can be found in the guide below.

SCONUL access scheme

If you’re studying at another academic institution, you may qualify for the SCONUL scheme which provides free access to many university libraries. Details of the scheme and how to apply can be found in the guide below.

Find out more

If you are considering applying to study at the University of Gloucestershire, you are welcome to get in touch to find out more about library and information resources.

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Contact libmemberships@glos.ac.uk if you’d like to enquire about library membership

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Special Collections and Archives

​​​​​We hold the historic records of the University of Gloucestershire, predecessor colleges and several special collections relating to Gloucestershire and beyond.

Open to students, staff and members of the public, the service offers a wide range of archive and special collections material for your research.

Useful links

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Find out more about eduroam (WiFi)

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Explore the University of Gloucestershire library online using Library Discovery

Questions?

Our IT and Library helpzones are open Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, or you can get in touch with us using the options below.


We’ll get back to you as soon as we can within office hours