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Which library is for you?

Get to know your libraries a little better and pick the perfect one for you

There are four campus libraries that hold different subjects – as part of the University, you can use any or all of them for group or individual study to and borrow our books. It’s up to you which you prefer! All you need is your student card.


The Laidlaw Library on Blenheim Terrace is dedicated to our undergraduates – this is where most of your core texts will live, if they’re not available online. It’s also the home to the Skills@Library service and our Skills Zone, where you can find books about how to improve your academic skills.


You can find The Brotherton Library inside the Parkinson Building. This is where we keep all the books about languages and arts. It’s probably your lecturer or supervisor's favourite library, and almost definitely where their staff picture was taken.

Our Special Collections Research Centre is based here too. The Treasures of the Brotherton and Stanley & Audrey Burton Galleries are just outside the library in Parkison Court. So why not pop in on your lunch break to see our stunning collections?

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With the most room for study space; the Edward Boyle is our biggest library, found in the heart of campus just off Red Route. This is the home to research collections for science, engineering and social sciences. Level 13 is a dedicated space for staff and postgraduates.


The Health Sciences Library is on level 7 of the Worsley Building, perfectly placed to be near to the School of Medicine and LGI. This is where we keep our main medicine and health-related collections.

There are also dozens of study spaces and cluster so why not search Space Finder for the perfect study spot .

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