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8.16A Information services

This category covers those functions within the institution that provide access to information the student body and both academic and administrative staff. These include libraries, computing services, archive services, and information support services. Such functions may be managed separately from each other, or in various combinations. These services routinely explain their facilities (and the conditions of their use) to students, staff and the general public and it is information of this nature that is included within this section.

Access to online information is free. For other costs please see the page containing the University's charging policy.

  1. Library facilities
  2. Computing facilities
  3. Other information facilities
  4. Major strategy documents
  5. Collections
  6. Collection strategy
  7. Open archives
  8. Archive facilities

1. Library facilities

Availability and conditions of use of library facilities.  Please visit the 'Student Life' pages for information about the University's facilities, including the Bernard King Library.

For external enquiries specifically about Library use or Library resources, please contact the Support Enquiry Zone in the Bernard King Library by email.

2. Computing facilities

Availability and conditions of use of computing facilities.  

Please visit the ICT facilities page for further information.

Please refer to the ICT Facilities Regulations for Acceptable Use

Central computing facilities for students, including opening hours;  please contact the Support Enquiry Zone by email, or make an information request to the contact details below.

3. Other information facilities

Availability and conditions of use of facilities. 

Please refer to the Higher Education Statistics Agency's website:  HESA holds data which is publicly available on estates management.

4. Major strategy documents

High-level aims and strategies of information services units. 

Please visit the University's page on 'Purpose', and also its page on Corporate information.

Otherwise, please make an information request to the contact details above.

5. Collections

Scope of major collections held by the institution.

All collections are listed in the LibrarySearch:  please refer to the information above about the Bernard King Library, or contact the Support Enquiry Zone.

6. Collection strategy

Collection management and preservation strategies.

Please refer to the information above about the Bernard King Library.

7. Open archives

Information about records held by the institution's archive facilities for permanent preservation and designated as open irrespective of the date of creation.

Please refer to the information above about the Bernard King Library, or contact the Support Enquiry Zone.

Open data information is available at this page.

8. Other archive facilities and special collections

Description of the institution's archive facilities and special collections. 

Information in any catalogue is available subject to the Library's rules and regulations on access.  Please refer to the information above about the Bernard King Library.

Special collections

Material held in the institution's special collections.

Please refer to the information above about the Bernard King Library, or contact the Support Enquiry Zone.