Library services

Joining the Library

Joining the Library

All members of the University are registered with the Library. Others may also be eligible, e.g. other university students, via the SCONUL Access Scheme.

Enquiries

Enquiries

We have a number of enquiry points, plus phone numbers and emails.

Inter-library loans

Inter-library loans

If you need a book or an article that we don't hold as part of our own stock, we'll endeavour to find a copy elsewhere.

Study areas

Study areas

We have a number of rooms and areas available for study. (This page mostly covers facilities at Hartley Library at present).

Photocopying

Photocopying

Photocopying services in the Library are handled by the University Printing and Copying Service which is managed by iSolutions.

Laptop Loans

Laptop

iSolutions and the Library have relaunched the laptop loan scheme based in the Hartley Library.

Loans & borrowing

Loans & borrowing

How to borrow and return books, plus the many self service options available.

Course Collections

Course Collections

The Course Collections contain stock in the highest demand such as course books, articles and lecture notes.

Library Deskside Training Service

Library Deskside Training service

Open to staff and research postgraduates, book an appointment with a librarian either in the Library or at your desk.

Library Digitisation Unit

Library Digitisation Unit

The Unit offers a range of digitisation services for the University and external clients.

Theses supply

Theses

University of Southampton theses published between April 1952 and September 2008 are provided on a non-returnable CD-ROM from early July 2009. Theses after this date are available from ePrints soton.

Zapper Loans Service

Zapper

Following a successful bid to the University’s Student Centredness Fund in 2012, we are now able to offer a loan service to help staff make greater use of zappers (Electronic Voting Systems).