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COVID-19 Update

Under the latest government restrictions UWS Library is open for Click & Collect and bookable study. Please reserve your book via One Search, and collect your item at the specified times and locations (only travel to campus once you receive confirmation that books are ready for collection).

There is limited access to library study space. Please check your campus for local study access arrangements and only travel to the library if you have pre-booked your study space in advance via MyDay. If you are travelling to campus, please download the free SafeZone App to help us comply with contact tracing during the pandemic.

If you require library support, remember you can access this online via email ( or via the Self Service Portal( Our staff will be available to assist you.

Please check the Welcome to the Library guide for the most up to date information about our service.

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Information and Digital Literacy

We aim to support you in your study and research journey at UWS and beyond. We will help you develop your skills to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use the information you find.

Search our Library Guides for information on finding and evaluating sources, dissertation support, referencing and much more.

Access UWS Library Guides

Self Service Portal

All students and staff members have access to an online Self Service Portal to search through the answers to FAQs, log calls or place service requests and review the progress of any submitted requests.

Visit the Self Service Portal

Library search

Use One Search to find, read and borrow resources in the UWS Library collection. Resources include books, e-books, journals, electronic journal articles, maps, DVDs and much more. To get the most out of One Search, sign in using your student / staff username and password.