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About Library and Learning Services

Make sure that Staffordshire University Library and Learning Services are at the heart of your student journey. Whether you wish to study online using our large range of digital resources or to access our printed collections, we have something to suit you.

Our friendly and experienced team are all about supporting you to have the best learning experience you can while at University. Explore our webpages to make sure you don’t miss out on anything and, if you need help, just get in touch.

Head of Library and Learning Services - Paul Mahoney

Academic Skills team

The people in this team can help you with all your study related problems. Need to know how to reference? Looking for some tips on improving your academic writing skills? Want to know how to get the layout of your dissertation just right? Meet the team to find out who is the best one of our experts to help you.

We have named staff allocated to each subject area who will be your first contact.

Contact usacademicskills@staffs.ac.uk

Student Connect team

Our friendly Student Connect team are available to help you. If your enquiry cannot be answered by the Student Connect Team you will be referred to a subject Librarian or specialist team at the University to support you.

The Student Connect team can help you with library advice and services provided. The team support library stock (paper based and online), e resources (databases, e-journals and e books), information skills support and MFD guidance.

We also have lots of online information through Beacon or the Library Ask Us FAQs

Live chat is available Term time: 8am-8pm Mon-Thurs & 8am-4.30pm Fri  Holiday times: 9am-5pm Mon-Thurs & 9am-4.30pm Fri and can answer or triage your requests. Look out for the Chat icon in the bottom right of the screen. Just click on this to start a Chat session.

Contact usstudentconnect@staffs.ac.uk

Resources and Library Systems team

The Resources and Library Systems team work behind the scenes to help Library and Learning Services function. The staff in this team order and manage access to resources to facilitate, learning,  teaching and research; organises reading lists; make sure that the Library website works and play a big part in supporting the University’s research outputs. Their work underpins REF 2021 and organises all the academic research published by researchers at the University.

Contact the Library Resources team

store@staffs.ac.uk  - for enquiries on STORE and research

readinglists@staffs.ac.uk - for questions on maintaining your reading lists

docdel@staffs.ac.uk - for requesting loans of items that are not currently stocked by our libraries