From Monday 19th July, the use of face coverings is strongly encouraged throughout the Library for all students and staff.
From Wednesday 28th July, you no longer need to book a slot to browse and borrow. You can borrow books from the library any time we are open without making a reservation.
Please continue to follow sanitising guidance when browsing the shelves.
Laptops will still need to be requested via Click and Collect.
You can continue to return items borrowed from the Library during opening hours.
Please note - The library is considering removing the need for all students to book computer/study spaces in the near future, and we would like to get your views on this. Please let us know what you think here.
Please see the Covid-19 testing information and FAQs for details of the requirements for regular Covid testing when visiting the campus. Please ensure you have had a negative Covid test within the 72 hours prior to visiting the library.
Please note: the library is currently only open to students and staff of Solent University. We are not able to welcome external visitors or students from other universities or colleges at present, or offer access via the SCONUL Access scheme which is currently suspended.
Saturday 29th May - Sunday 4th July*:
* Bank Holiday Monday – 31st May: closed
Monday 5th July – Sunday 1st August
Monday 2nd August - Tuesday 31st August**
**Bank Holiday Monday - 30th August: closed
Wednesday 1st September – Sunday 26th September
Please check regularly for updates to opening hours.
The Library continues to offer a huge range of online resources and services, meaning that you can make the most of the support we offer for your learning without ever leaving home.