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Library for Learning

The University Library supports academic success by providing learning spaces, scholarly resources, online services, and opportunities to develop learning skills. The Library achieves some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK and has held the Cabinet Office accreditation for Customer Service Excellence since 2010.

Our three University Libraries are located at the heart of each campus, providing over 2,000 study spaces including places to read, think, write, focus, collaborate, and be inspired. Our Library learning spaces include quiet and silent areas as well as group learning spaces for social and collaborative activity and bookable study rooms.

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City Campus Library is open 24/7 during term-time and we offer generous opening hours for Coach Lane Library and Law Practice Library. The Library collection encompasses both print and online resources, including almost 500,000 print books, over 843,000 ebooks, and an extensive print and ejournal collection of over 110,000 titles so that our students and staff can access learning resources at the point of need.

The popular Northumbria Skills Programme comprising of classroom style and drop-in sessions, is designed to develop the key skills required to succeed at university and beyond. These sessions are complemented by Skills Plus, the Library’s collection of online learning materials with a focus on digital literacy and study skills that can be accessed on and off campus


Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.


Virtual Tour

Get an insight into life at Northumbria at the click of a button! Come and explore our videos and 360 panoramas to immerse yourself in our campuses and get a feel for what it is like studying here using our interactive virtual tour.

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