The library has study desks on the ground and first floors, with additional lighting and sockets for laptop use.
There is a computer cluster on the ground floor of the library, with access to subscribed e-resources, the library catalogue, the internet and Microsoft Office packages. You will need your Active Directory username and password to log in. Visitors can sign up for temporary access.
Wireless access is available throughout the library and the Shakespeare Institute premises.
Photocopying and printing
The Shakespeare Institute Library has a Multifunctional Device (MFD) that operates under the University's managed print system. It can be used to print, photocopy and scan to University email addresses. See our main printing, photocopying and scanning page for more information.
A networked pc in the ground floor cluster is connected to a scanner, and is equipped with scanning software.
One of the computers in the ground floor cluster has assistive technology to aid computer usage for the partially sighted.
Audio visual room
On the ground floor of the library the audio visual room has multi-region DVD/video players, microfilm/fiche with printing and scanning facilities, a microcard reader, and audio equipment.
Touchstone contains information on performances of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the UK. You will also find links to other Shakespeare Libraries in the West Midlands: