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We work closely with our students, our Head of Wellbeing and the University’s Libraries Accessibility Service to make sure our Library space, collections and services are welcoming, easy to access and comfortable to use for all our students.

Our accessible services and equipment

  • 24/7 Library access for members of the College
  • Step-free access into and throughout Library
  • Power-assisted doors on the ground floor
  • Accessible toilet nearby
  • Hearing induction loop (Library Office)
  • Adjustable-height study desks
  • Choice of seating types
  • Hi-definition computer monitors
  • Assistive study equipment such as coloured overlays, laptop stands, a magnifying stand and cream paper
  • Free digital scanning facilities
  • No fines for late books

Support for students with disabilities

Students who have registered with the University’s central Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre (ADRC) are automatically entitled to an upgraded Library account which means you can borrow more books from us for longer periods. You can also request any specific library adaptations you need, such as assistance with fetching books and reserved seating.

Whether or not you have registered with the ADRC, if you have a disability or a health condition which impacts your studies and you would like tailored Library support or adaptations, contact the Library Team and we’ll be happy to talk with you about your individual requirements.

Assistive equipment: book stand, laptop stand, wrist rest and coloured overlay

Assistive equipment such as book stands, laptop stands, wrist rests and coloured overlays are provided in the library