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Hello Library

A basic guide for new users to the library.


Welcome to the Solent University Library guide.


These pages will help new users to discover all that the Solent University Library has to offer.

  • Five floors with Wifi and power supply throughout           
  • 150,000 + books in print and online
  • Access to 33,000 + ejournals
  • 1,400 study spaces
  • 400 pcs and macs
  • 100 laptops
  • 24-hour opening during peak times
  • 30 members of friendly knowledgeable staff

It's easy to see why we are so popular! 


Library card    

Your campus card is also your library card and allows you to:

  • Borrow books.
  • Borrow laptops.
  • Enter the library after 5pm and at weekends.
  • Access printing and photocopying services.
  • Electronically register your attendance at lectures, seminars and workshops.

You should receive your card during the registration process

Your card is used to access other services, buildings and facilities across campus. 
Be sure to carry it with you at all times. 



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