Using the library further

Book a PC

Check PC availability on campus. You can book a PC at MyPCBooking.

Book a Group Study Room

There are thirteen group study rooms in the Main Library. You can book online or at the door.

Study spaces

Find information on study spaces across campus online, with live occupancy information.

Requesting a book

If the book you need is already on loan then you can request it – follow the link on your resource list to the library catalogue, Findit@Bham. You will receive an email telling you when it’s available for collection in the Library Information Centre in the Main Library. 

Please note that if you're collecting an item that you've requested and other borrowers have requested it too, it will only be issued to you for 48 hours.

Find resources not listed on your ResourceList

To find both print and electronic items in the library, use FindIt@Bham. If you log in then you can use these resources anywhere in the world. Watch our videos to find out more.

Borrow a laptop

There are 96 laptops available to loan in the Main Library

Explore the Orchard Learning Resource Centre 

The OLRC is part of the University’s Selly Oak campus, and is a great place to study away from the bustle of the main campus. A free shuttle bus regularly runs between the main campus and the OLRC.

Your library account

‘Sign in’ at and go to ‘library account’ to see what books you have on loan and any requests you have in place.

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