Using our services

Exam and assessment support

The Library is here to support you throughout the exam and assessment period.

24/7 opening

The David Wilson Library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Staffed services are available Monday to Friday 8.00am to 9.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Study spaces on campus

Silent and quiet spaces for individual study are available in the David Wilson Library. Collaborative spaces and bookable group study rooms can be found in the David Wilson Library with additional bookable rooms in Freeman's Common's Cottages. Bookable spaces for individual study are available on the Mezzanine of the Charles Wilson building.

Noise reporting

Please allow those who wish to study in silence in the Silent Zones the opportunity to do so. If you wish to report noise in the Library you can text 0116 347 0605 during our staffed hours or speak to a member of staff at the Reception Desk on the Ground Floor.

Bookable assessment spaces

From 9-14 January bookable spaces for assessments will be available on the third floor of the Charles Wilson Building in rooms 304 and 305. 82 PCs can be booked for a half or full-day.

Academic Skills Centre

The Academic Skills Centre produces a wide range of short self-study guides to support you to succeed in your studies. Our guides are based on questions we're often asked, and cover topics such as note taking, time management, exam preparation and referencing.

Students' Union De-stress 2023

The Students' Union will be running a range of activities between 9 and 13 January and have put together some de-stress top tips and resources for looking after your wellbeing during the exam period. Hot drinks and snacks will be available on the Ground Floor of the David Wilson Library from 9-13 January, 11.00am-3.00pm.

Search and discover our collections

Library Search searches across a vast range of scholarly and research content which the University Library subscribes to online or holds in print.

Library Help

If you need more help with using Library resources, spaces or services, search our FAQs or email us via Library Help.

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