The Library book stock aims to reflect the interests of all readers. You can browse or search the library online catalogue for books, eBooks, staff publications.
If we don’t hold a book you are interested in our stock, you can request it. Request a Book
The Library welcomes suggestions for new books to be purchased. Please note that this recommendations may need to be put forward to the Library Committee for approval.
Borrowing: Most books can be borrowed by registered members. The loan period is 7, 14 and 28 days.
*Please note: Borrowed books not returned to the library are the responsibility of the borrower. Failure to return borrowed item will result in the borrower being charged for a replacement copy. The user accepts this responsibility before borrowing and agrees to pay for replacement fee should an item be lost.
Renewing: Books can be renewed either in person, by telephone or email, provided that they have not been reserved by another reader. There is a limit on number of renewals.
Reservations: To reserve a book currently on loan please ask at the library counter.
* Please note in order to borrow books a refundable deposit of £20 is required if you are a nursing student or a fixed term staff on a contract of less than one year. Please ask library staff for more details.
The library audio-visual collection contains of videos, DVD and CD-ROM’s . DVDs and videos can be viewed in the library or borrowed on an overnight loan basis.