Library Services

Details about Library services such as borrowing, access and document delivery.

In this section

Library Borrowing

More details on standard, two week & two day loans, along with borrower entitlements for different types of user. Links to renewal, fines & e-payment information are available.


Details about the Library's journal collection, including print journals, electronic journals and the UFindit service.

Learning Spaces

Details of learning spaces at each campus library, including study spaces, silent study areas, group study rooms & PC availability.

Laptop Lending

The Library laptop lending service is now available at all campus libraries with 24 laptop available to borrow at each campus library.

Special Collections

The Library holds a significant number of special collections of local, national & international interest. Collections are held separately from the main stock in the library and access conditions will vary. Enquiries from both members of the University & external researchers are welcome.

Document Delivery

The Document Delivery Service is used to request books which are not available from the Library, as well as journal articles which you cannot obtain from the print or electronic collection.

Stock Purchase Request

Users may suggest a purchase using the Stock Purchase Request form for books that are not available from the Library. Suggested purchases are considered by your Subject Librarian whom academic staff may also email directly regarding recommendations for purchase.

Scanning Service

A centralised service for scanning & digital storage of required material for delivery to a specific cohort of students enrolled in a course of study. The Library carries this out on behalf of academic staff in accordance with the CLA licence.

Services to Specific Users

Information on services for specific types of user, including details of tailored services.

Borrowing & Access Schemes

Details of borrowing schemes and access arrangement for external users.

University Archive

The University Archive, established in 2002, reflects the history & development of the University and its predecessor institutions: the New University of Ulster, the Ulster Polytechnic, Magee College and the College of Art.