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As a Northumbria student, you have full access to all University Library resources. The Library collection encompasses both print and online resources, including almost 843,000 ebooks and an extensive ejournal collection of over 110,000 titles.

The Library works in partnership with your module tutors to ensure you have access to the materials you need. As part of this work we purchase material in ebook and print format and digitise articles to give you easy access to reading list material. You can find such material through your reading lists on Blackboard.

Library Search provides a search box through which you can access resources. Find millions of books, journals, newspaper articles, audio-visual material, datasets and other scholarly resources in Northumbria's Library Collection and beyond. You can use Library Search to find books and ebooks. Search for the book title, by author or by keywords. If you would like to borrow physical items from the Library, we provide a postal service for books and journal articles which can be sent to students worldwide.

If you live locally or would like to visit the campus, you have full access to our three on-site libraries. You must have a University Smartcard in order to get access.

Skills Plus is the Library's collection of online learning materials for digital literacy and study skills. Use these resources when you need help with studying or online learning. Skills Plus has a range of online tutorials with quizzes, video demonstrations and printable help guides. Choose the type of help you need and your preferred format from the available options.

Find out more about Library Services by visiting University Library online.



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