Find the right space
The Library provides study spaces to meet a variety of needs, from silent or quiet study through to social and collaborative learning. You can find out more about the types of spaces that are available to you through the links below. In addition, there are options to book study rooms or to check PC availability across campus.
City Campus Library
The City Campus library houses the print collections that support the subjects taught at City Campus. It provides over 1,600 study spaces, including nearly 900 PCs and nearly 150 self-service laptops. City Campus Library is open 24/7 during term-time and Easter vacations. Whenever the library is open, there are staff on duty to help you, and the basement shop is also open, offering a range of snacks, stationery and hot and cold drinks.
Coach Lane Library
The library at Coach Lane houses the print collections that support the health, social work and education courses taught here. It provides nearly 450 study spaces, including over 150 PCs and 50 self-service laptops.
Law Practice Library
There is also a Law Practice Library at City Campus East, which is located on the first floor of CCE1 next to the Student Law Office. This library's collection supports students studying the Bar Professional Training Course and the Legal Practice Course. There are nearly 200 study spaces, including over 80 PCs and 30 self-service laptops.
To help you find your University libraries on campus, follow these links to maps of City Campus and Coach Lane Campus.
All three of our libraries have generous opening hours, but they can vary so please check here before you visit.
|Group and social learning spaces (including PCs)||
City Campus Library: basement & 1st floor (north wing)
Coach Lane Library: ground floor
|Group study rooms||
City Campus Library: 1st floor, ground floor & basementCoach Lane Library: ground floor and 1st floor
|Quiet study space (including PCs)||
City Campus Library: floors 1 – 6
Coach Lane Library: 1st floorLaw Practice Library
|Silent study space (including PCs)||
City Campus Library: 6th, 4th & 2nd floors
Coach Lane Library: 2nd floor
Law Practice Library (silent room)
|Keyboard-free silent study||City Campus Library: 6th floor|
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All three libraries have laptops available for you to use, which you can find in self-service lapsafes. There are nearly 150 at City Campus Library, 50 at Coach Lane and 30 at the Law Practice Library.
At Coach Lane there are 6 study rooms that can be booked at the Ask4Help service points, by phone on 0191 227 4646, or by email: Ask4Help@northumbria.ac.uk