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Welcome 2021/22

Library opening times

Opening times for all Libraries are on the Library Home Page. Many of our Libraries and study spaces are open for extended hours throughout the year. 

When studying on campus you are welcome to use any Staffordshire University library you choose, according to your preference and/or convenience. If the books you need are located at another one of our libraries, you can ask for them to be sent to the most convenient library for you to collect - see more on Borrowing books.

Changes to our Libraries

Keep up to date with all the latest library changes and developments at Library Changes 2021

You may also wish to follow our social media pages for last minute updates and behind the scenes footage of our library move and other developments.

Visiting the libraries

Swipe card to enter libraryWhen coming to any of the Libraries please make sure you have your student card and a face-covering with you.

You need a valid student card to access Library Core on Leek Road and Library Creative on College Road (Stoke) and Library Centre for Health Innovation, Blackheath Lane (Stafford) at all times. You also need to use your card to borrow books and use the multi-functional devices (to print, photocopy and scan). 

student with information screenA separate swipe card is required at the Shrewsbury Health Library to gain access during self-service opening. An Out of Hours Access Card can be applied for by all library members. This costs £5.00 (non-refundable). Please visit the Shrewsbury Health Library for more details.

Which libraries can I use?

If you are studying on campus you can use any of the libraries, at whichever campus is most convenient for you. If the books you need are located at another one of our libraries, you can ask for them to be sent to the most convenient library for you to collect. 

Stoke Campus

Library Core

shelving at Library Core, Leek RoadLocated on the Leek Road Campus in the former Ashley 1 lecture theatres Library Core houses materials and learning resources for all subject areas except art, design, fashion and related subjects.

Our address is: Library Core, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DF

Library Core is currently open 8am-5pm every day.

See the opening hours page for more details.

 

 

Library Creative

Located on the ground floor of the Blackstone Building (at the back of the Cadman Building) on College Road, Stoke Library Creative houses materials and learning resources for art and design, fashion and related subjects.

Our address is: Library Creative, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke, ST4 2DE.

Library Creative is open 24/7. 

 

 

Library Centre for Health Innovation, Stafford

The Library Centre for Health Innovation is located at Blackheath Lane on the Stafford Campus. 

Our address is: Library Centre for Health Innovation, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0YB. 

Library Centre for Health Innovation is open  6am-midnight Monday to Friday and 6am-10pm at weekends.

See the opening hours page for more details.

 

 

Shrewsbury Campus

The Health Library is located within the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and houses books, journals and other resources for health, nursing and midwifery students. There are a variety of study areas, plus computers allowing you to access a wide range of electronic resources.

Our address is: Shrewsbury Health Library, The Learning Centre, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 8XQ 
Telephone: 01743 492512 or 261440

Opening hours are 24/7. Staffed hours are Mon- Fri 8.30am - 5pm.  

To gain access to the Library during self-service opening you will require a card. Please ask at the Customer Service desk about applying for one.