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Staffordshire University Libraries: Welcome

Library opening as lockdown eases

student studying in the libraryStaffordshire University’s library services will be accessible to all students from Monday 17 May according to the current government guidelines.

Please note that our extended opening hours are now in operation.  Thompson Library: 24/7. Blackheath Lane: 6am-midnight.
Online and click-and-collect library services remain available to all Staffordshire University students. 

When visiting please remember: 

  • You MUST take a lateral flow test and report this before visiting the Library
    See Returning to Campus 2021 for more information
  • Individual study only and face coverings should be worn at all times.
  • Please check our opening hours (below) before visiting.
  • Keep up to date with access and service changes via our COVID-19 page

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About Us

Our Library locations, meet our staff.

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Finding resources

Search our electronic and print resources.

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Academic study skills

Develop and improve essential study skills.


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Borrowing & membership

Take out, request books, join the library.

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Help and support

The ways we support students and staff.

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Library subject support

Resources for your subject area.

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Our services & spaces

Study and other spaces and facilities.

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Researcher support

Resources & support for students and staff

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Academic staff guide

Guide to library support for lecturers

Opening hours

Support is available from 9-5 via our live online LibChat or via