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Visitors guide to the Library

Local teachers

Local teachers may be allowed to borrow books from the education collection at St Luke's Library. This is a reciprocal arrangement between the University and those organisations which take St Luke's Education students on teaching placements. Print material can be borrowed under the following conditions:

  • The scheme is available to teachers in state schools in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset, evidence of current teaching position must be provided
  • 4 items may be borrowed at one time
  • Loan periods is 18 weeks however any item may be recalled and the loan period reduced to 7 days
  • Use St Luke's library during staffed hours between
    • 10am-4pm Monday - Friday
  • Use Forum library during staffed hours between
    • 9am-6pm Monday - Friday
    • 10am-6pm Saturday - Sunday

There is walk in access for electronic resources at Forum library only.

If you are eligible for the local teachers scheme, please email with proof of your current teaching position (e.g. a recent payslip).  We will be in touch with additional information.

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