Library & Learning Services

Find how we support your studies with our mix of friendly staff, specialist library, e-learning materials and technical support.

Enabling Success

Our extensive, specialist library collection is highly regarded by our students and has been tailored and developed to enhance your learning and research experience. The Library stocks over 10,000 books and provides access to over 600+ e-books, 14,000+ online journals, medical databases, anatomical and other specialist software including Anatomy.TV.  The Library & Learning Services Team are here to provide you with the essential learning support you need for the duration of your studies.

Library & Learning Services Team

We will meet you at Induction; our friendly staff will assist you in finding information and can work with you to help develop your digital literacy and research skills.  The Library Team deliver teaching and training courses in a range of digital and Research Skills required for studying at University. You can get further help by popping in to see us or phoning or emailing the team.

We recommend you visit our LibGuides where you will be able to view information about the extensive resources and course materials. 

The Library offers group study pods, desk space, comfy and relaxed seating areas and a self-service kiosk to check out books. With Wi-Fi throughout, crucial power and charging points, areas dedicated to group or independent study, laptops for loan, and helpful staff on hand, the Library is the ideal place to study. Please note that the Library is currently operating under Covid-Secure guidelines, full details will be provided at Induction for new and returning students. 

All About LibGuides

LibGuides provide you with 24 hour access to subject specific material including but not limited to:

• Access to journals
• E-books
• Databases
• Specialist software and other medical websites.

Within LibGuides you will also find all the information you need on your borrowing allowance, returning, reserving and renewing books.

Find out more, take a look at the LibGuides getting started guide: Library and learning services getting started guide.

Delivering the best service

We invite our students to give us their feedback on Library & Learning Services to help us deliver the best service. See the latest results.

Some of our favourite comments include;

"You guys are always really friendly and nice, and no question is a silly question."

"Staff [are] always very kind and available to help. They always explain to us how things work with a nice smile and very positive attitude."

"Always smiling, very helpful and polite when we are stressed and can't find what we're looking for"

Where to Find Us

The main library entrance is located on the bottom floor of the left wing in the main campus building.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions and following a one way system, the second floor entrance is Exit Only, and library access is only available through the main reception doors.

What3Words: You can also find us with what3words the free app and desktop map that gives a map location as accurate as three square meters. Our what3words address is: ///

Library help

The Library and Learning Services Team would love to hear from you, do give us your feedback anytime.

Phone:+44 (0)1202 436306
Twitter: @aeccls