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Premises and IT facilities

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Opening Hours

8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)
**24-hour access is available to registered users - see library staff to find out about this.**

Work space

The library is back in our previous location in the centre of the education centre where we house our physical collection, service desk, wellbeing section, and provide study skills training. 

We also have a separate computer room for quiet study located at the back of the education centre (just past lecture theatre 1 on the right-hand side).  

IT facilities

Computer Room - There are 7 Trust computer workstations and/or laptops in the computer room with up-to-date Internet access and the usual software packages installed. You will need your Trust Login to access these computers.  

CyberCafé - here is also a Cybercafé for staff located in the main hospital (on level B opposite the Canteen).  **Please contact the library for the access code.**


Wifi access is available for staff and patients through NHS Wifi. No login is required but you must agree to the terms on the landing page. 

Staff Wifi is also available by signing up to the Guest Wifi network.


Photocopying, printing and scanning facilities are available in the first room to the right of the library.

Equipment Loans

Trust laptop computers are available for loan to library members.  We also hold several projectors, and a portable projection screen.  In addition, staff can borrow display boards for open days/publicity events, and iPads for use on the NHS Wifi network.  Please book in advance to be sure the equipment you require will be available.


Last updated: Dec 2022

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