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Library services - merger update

From Monday 8th July until early August you will not be able to reserve books in advance using the library catalogue. We advise you contact us to check the availability of items before visiting.

About the library

The library team is here to support you. We provide the books and online resources that you will need for your studies, as well as study space and facilities.

You can search for books and e-books using the library catalogue.  Writtle Discovery is the search tool for all the academic journals we subscribe to.

The library is situated on the ground floor of the main campus.

Standard summer opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 10 am - 4 pm

Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed


Variations to this pattern will be posted here.

Contact us


Phone: 01245 424245

Getting started with the library

All new students will be offered a library induction in their tutorial sessions. We know that making the most of an academic library often requires a bit of guidance, and library staff are here to help you access the information and resources you need to do your best at college or university. We work with academic staff to provide library and information skills sessions from FE up to PG level. You can also book a 1:1 with a librarian when you need some extra help or have more in depth research needs.


In addition to books, ebooks and journals, the library also provides:

  • Study spaces - desks for individual and group work; comfortable seating areas; access to fixed PCs

  • Laptop loans - ask staff for details

  • Print, copy and scan

  • Top-up print credits at the helpdesk (card payments only)

  • Stationery for sale

  • Book swap - selection of fiction books on offer

  • Wellbeing and Inclusion Collection

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