Here you will find the latest news about services, collections and facilities with the most recent news at the top.
Wednesday 18 March 2020
In line with government advice, we will be closing all our library buildings by 5pm on Friday 20 March - some are already closed. We've made changes to arrangements for loans, recalls and fines so that we can best support your access to our services.
Tuesday 17 March 2020
Today, Tuesday 17 March, the majority of our Library and Archives staff are working from home for the day. This is an exercise to test our readiness in the event of a large number of staff having to work from home due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Thursday 27 February 2020
This event has been cancelled.
Friday 21 February 2020
This news article was updated on 23 March due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Monday 3 February 2020
Do you have more than ten books? Then you’re a book collector! The University of York Book Collecting Prize is your chance to tell the world about your collection. The winner will receive £500 and entry to the National Book Collecting Prize.
Thursday 16 January 2020
Wonders on Wednesday is back for the Spring Term! Join expert Library and Archives staff to learn more about the treasures in the University collection.
Tuesday 26 November 2019
Over the Christmas vacation, borrowing times and recall periods will be longer. The Library will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day. If you're away from the University, the SCONUL access scheme allows you to use resources at other universities.
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Following the success of LibInspo 2019, the Library & Archives are hosting LibInspo 2020 | Your Library, Your Way, a student-led innovation competition.
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Your lecturers work with the Library to ensure that you have access to reading lists for your course. Find your lists to access a host of useful features.
Monday 21 October 2019
The Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies collection has been re-shelved and reclassified at King's Manor Library.
Thursday 17 October 2019
Celebrate advances in open research across the globe during Open Access Week, 21 to 27 October.
Tuesday 1 October 2019
Our Library offers everything you'd expect - books, desks, wifi, advice - and quite a lot you wouldn't expect. Our video tour is a great starting point for all students.
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Last year’s graduates generously donated lots of text books for their successors - now you can come and take them home.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
If you're a postgraduate leaving us this autumn, please remember to return all your Library items and pay any charges by Sunday 6 October 2019.
Friday 31 May 2019
Pass your books on and raise money for charity.
Friday 17 May 2019
Please remember to return all your Library items and pay any charges by Friday 21 June 2019.
Tuesday 14 May 2019
If your laptop is out of battery, or you just didn't have room for it in your bag, borrow one of ours.
Friday 3 May 2019
We’re changing how we make available items which are in high demand, which will include the removal of the Key Texts Collections.
Friday 26 April 2019
It's the busiest term, so it's good to know that when you need the Library, we've got your back.
Monday 8 April 2019
The Library's a great place to study, but it can be very busy in the run up to exams. Sharing the space with respect for other students, making use of pop up study spaces elsewhere on campus, and knowing how to get help and advice wherever you're working will make everything run more smoothly at what can be a tricky time.