The University libraries hold over 1.3 million printed books, and provide access to more than 775,000 online books and journals. Our libraries each specialise in particular subjects, and are located across the University's campuses.

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Our collections

Our libraries hold a range of unique and historical print collections, archives, and online resources to support learning and research.

Walk in access

Visiting and membership

Find out how you can visit, use and join our libraries. We have membership options for the public, visiting staff and students, NHS staff and alumni.

Trevithick Library

Locations and opening hours

Explore our libraries and find out where they are, when you can visit and what subject areas they cover.

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Services and support

Borrowing, printing, photocopying, graphic services, finding eBooks and journals, accessing other libraries.

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Engagement

We support students, academics and librarians from around the world.