Student in one of the University libraries.

Library at each campus with subject relevant resources

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.

Late night opening and 24/7 access to the virtual library

  • Each library opens until late in the evening during term-time
  • 24/7 access to our comprehensive range of e-books, journals and databases anywhere in the world
  • Large range of e-books, journals and databases available from around the world
  • Over 100 laptops are available across the three libraries with loan periods from two hours up to one week
  • Access to a range of media equipment, including cameras, camcorders and dictaphones, as well as digital editing software is accessible on all library PCs
  • Access to borrow resources from other libraries
  • Online chat to answer your questions
  • Group study areas with coffee facilities
  • Silent research areas

Open access computers and course related learning

  • Over 500 open access computers and full Wi-Fi coverage
  • Inductions, digital literacy and study skills sessions that are fully integrated with your course

The library is not just for students

You don’t need to be a current student or staff member to access our libraries (physical or virtual). As an individual, charity or business you are welcome to join the Library by applying for membership.

External membership
External membership form

Call 01242 714415 or email for further information.

If you are considering applying to the University of Gloucestershire, you are welcome to contact us to find out more about library and information resources.

Opening hours

  • Term time hours: 8.30am – midnight
  • Term time weekends – Sat & Sun,  11am – 6pm
  • Vacation hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Vacation weekends - Sat only,  11am – 4pm

Discovery Service

Search our library collections