Library News

News from the University of Surrey Library

Restricted Library access for visitors 8-26 January 2018

Visitor access into the Library is being restricted during the upcoming exam period to prioritise study space for University of Surrey students. There will be no access for visitors from Monday 8 January – Friday 26 January 2018 inclusive. Visitor access will resume from Saturday 27 January. If you have any queries please email

New area for books in high demand

New this semester in the library is the High Demand Collection. This is a dedicated space on Level 1 that provides quick and easy reference access to key library textbooks in the highest demand. The space includes textbooks, seating , a printer/photocopier/scanner and short-stay PC’s. The library wants to improve your access to books that […]

WiFi in the library

We’ve been receiving feedback over the last few weeks about problems with WiFi in the Library. We’re sorry about the disruption this is causing – IT Services are investigating as a matter of urgency and have improvement works lined up which will be starting soon. We’ll update when we know more. If you do experience […]

New desk wipes in the Library

In response to your feedback about finding desks dirty we’ve put out some desks wipes so that you can clean down any desk left grubby by the previous person. Although our cleaners are in every morning, it’s rarely possible for them to get at desks between users once we get very busy. You’ll spot them […]

What’s new in the Library

After an incredibly busy summer, we’re really pleased to welcome you back to some fabulous refurbished spaces in the Library. The scale of the work we undertook meant that work went into the first half of October, but we hope you’ve forgiven any initial disruption now that we have 120 additional spaces for this academic […]

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