Supporting your academic success
Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the university will be closed from 5pm on 23rd March.
If you require library support during the closure period, including 1-to-1 online appointments with our Academic Librarians, you can access this online via email (email@example.com) or via the Self Service Portal (hub.uws.ac.uk). Our staff will be available remotely to assist you.
UWS Library has an extensive collection of online resources that support teaching, learning and research. For more information about our online resources, please visit our Finding Books, Articles & More page of the Library website. You can search our library collection 24/7 using One Search.
We also offer a number of online guides, videos and FAQs which you can access at #uwslibTalks Padlet.
Is the Library open?
How do I return books?
Do I need to renew my books?
Will I have fines for overdue books?
Can I access books and articles online?
What sort of support can the library offer?
We can help you with any of the following:
If you require library support, including 1-to-1 online appointments with our Academic Librarians, during the closure period, remember you can access this online via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via the Self Service Portal(hub.uws.ac.uk). Our staff will be available remotely to assist you. We also offer a number of online guides, videos and FAQs which you can access at #uwslibTalks Padlet.
How do I contact the Library if I am having issues accessing books/journals online?
For more information please head to our dedicated Coronavirus Information page here.
UWS Library has an extensive collection of relevant resources that support learning, teaching and research. Each of our five campuses has its own library, and students can access resources held throughout the UWS Library network and online. We also have an Information Literacy Programme to support information skills development (see below).
We also have an Information Literacy Programme called #uwslibTalks for you. The aim of this is to give tools to support information skills across the University.
Find resources on everything from searches, referencing, plagiarism to ebooks and specialist databases.Access #uwslibTalks
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
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.