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Getting Started with the Library

A collage of four photographs that show the interior spaces of various Libraries of University of Exeter. The names of each of the Libraries are super-imposed over each image in black text over a white semi-transparent background. The names are as follows: Forum, St. Luke's, Old Library, and Penryn.

You can use any of the libraries on any campus, so come in and explore our spaces and collections. To find out more about each library click here 

We have a range of study spaces to support your learning including walk-in/drop-in and bookable spaces, whether you would like to study in a group or find a quiet place to concentrate, there's the space for you. To find out more about the study spaces click here


Forum Library (Exeter)

This is the main library on the Streatham campus open 24/7 365 days a year, remember your card, you’ll need to use it to borrow books and use the printers as well as swipe in overnight from 20:00 to 08:00. View a photo tour of the Forum Library here


St Luke's Library (Exeter)

This is the main library on the St Luke’s campus, St Luke’s Library primarily supports Medicine, Education and Sports Science subjects, it is open 24/7 and you’ll need your card to swipe in 24/7 as well as to borrow books and use the printers. You can view a photo tour of St Luke's Library here


Penryn Library (Cornwall)

Located in The Exchange building, the large Penryn Campus Library is open 24/7 during term time. If your subject is based at Penryn Campus, the resources you need will be here. The open-plan space has an IT suite, flexible group study areas and both quiet and silent study rooms


Old Library (Exeter)

This is the second library building on the Streatham campus, open 08:00-20:00 (Mon - Fri) 10:00-18:00 (Sat-Sun), the Old Library houses Special Collections and the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum. Remember your card, you’ll need to use it to borrow books and use the printers. You can take a photo tour of the Old Library here

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