Whatever you're learning, we provide a range of services and resources to help you develop the skills you need to succeed.

Space to think

There are over 1,500 study spaces across the Library and the Piazza Building. All are open for bookings with flexible options for single and group study, formal and informal.


You'll have access to our extensive library 24/7. Open 362 days of the year, it's the perfect place to study, research and read.

Services, support and facilities include:

  • 1 million printed items
  • 600,000 ebooks
  • over 15,000 print and electronic journals
  • over 100 laptops available for loan
  • internationally significant historic archives and original documents
  • subject-specific librarian support and online skills guide

As well as the central Library, there are dedicated study spaces on Campus East and specialist libraries at King’s Manor and York Minster.