Our libraries are equipped with a full range of facilities for students, researchers and staff members to use. Each library offers areas for silent study and social learning/group work and is equipped with computers and facilities for printing, photocopying and scanning.
Our printed resources are divided between the two campuses as follows:
Bournemouth House Library, Lansdowne Campus contains printed resources for:
- Business, law and management - postgraduate level
- Nursing, midwifery and health studies
- Psychology, social sciences, social policy.
This library also houses the Library Store.
The Sir Michael Cobham Library contains printed resources for:
- Accounting, archaeology, advertising and public relations
- Arts, business studies
- Computing, economics, environmental sciences
- Forensic science, heritage conservation, hospitality
- Industry and trade, industrial design
- Languages, law, literature
- Management, marketing
- Media studies, product engineering
- Social sciences, science and tourism.
The Sir Michael Cobham Library also houses special collections of unique, historical or research significance.
- Technology-rich spaces designed for up to six people to work on group assignments or plan presentations
- Equipped with a PC, large screen and power point for your own laptop
- Available at each of our libraries. The technobooths at Bournemouth House Library and The Sir Michael Cobham Library can be booked via MyPC
- For more information, see How to book a PC or technobooth.
At The Sir Michael Cobham Library there are:
- PCs on all floors, some of which are bookable
- Silent study zones - on floors two to four
- Group and social learning areas - on the ground and first floors
- Quiet individual study spaces with PCs - on the ground floor
- Postgraduate areas for silent and group study
- Two bookable group study rooms DL117 and DL202 equipped with data projector and screen. Book via MyPC
- For more information, see How to book a library study room.
At Bournemouth House there is:
- A silent study room near the Library entrance
- A PC study room
- An area for quiet individual study at the rear of the library.
- Extensive wireless coverage provides secure access to electronic resources for students and staff using personal laptops. More information on the wireless network
- Wireless printing to university networked printers can be set up on laptops running Windows or Mac operating systems. A help sheet is available at the Library Help Zone or online via the IT Knowledge Base.