What is available in the Libraries?

If you visit one of the libraries then there are facilities available to assist you in your work and studies. 

Computers and Wi-Fi

There are computers available at all of the library sites. You will need your own username and password to use them. Please contact IT to obtain a user name and password.

Please select NHSWIFI on your mobile device to be able to access the Wi-Fi. Students can also access Wi-Fi via their eduroam account.

Photocopy, Scan and Print

Printing and photocopying services are paid for in cash. The price is 5p per side of A4 paper.

Printing and photocopying is only available in black & white.

Remember to print preview before printing as refunds are only given for streaked copies or those lost through printer jams.

Books

Members may borrow up to 12 items at any one time. Most items can be borrowed for 28 days but there are some items that can only be borrowed for 10 days.

You can copy up to one chapter or 5% of a book (whichever is greater). For more information please refer to the CLA Licence Plus for NHS England before you scan or copy the content of a book.

If you are unsure about what the CLA Licence covers then please ask a member of library staff.

Print Journals

Print journals may be read in the library, photocopied or scanned.

You can copy up to two articles from a single journal issue. For more information please refer to the CLA Licence Plus for NHS England before you scan or copy journal articles.

If you are unsure about what the CLA Licence covers then please ask a member of library staff.

Renewals and Reservations

Items can be renewed up to three times by telephone, online or in person. We must see the items to renew them after your third renewal. Items that are reserved by another borrower cannot be renewed. Reservations can be placed on any items located in the libraries.

Instructions are available on how to renew and reserve items online.

Fines

Items brought back after the due date will incur fines as follows:

10p a day (28 day loan items)

50p a day (10 day loan items)