Can I study in the Library?
Yes, you can use the library to study or browse for books.
Do I need to book a visit to the Library?
No - you do not need to book to visit the Library.
If the Library is busy, where else can I study?
There are learning lounges that are available for use across campus. Please visit https://guides.library.lincoln.ac.uk/about/study-spaces for further information.
Do I need to wear a face covering when I am in the Library?
We do recommend that users continue to wear face coverings whilst using the Library, particularly when moving about.
Can I bring food and drink into the Library with me?
You may still eat and drink in the Library, but please note the following rules and adhere to them at all times:
Can I borrow books?
Yes, you can borrow books. Find out more about how to take books out here.
Can I browse the shelves?
How do I return books?
Books can be returned inside the Library using the self-service machines.
What should I do with the books that I have used whilst studying but haven't borrowed?
Please place any items that you have used whilst studying on the holding trollies - these are located next to the entrance and exit doors on the first, second and third floors. We will then re-shelve them for you.
Can I borrow a laptop?
At the moment the laptop self service machine is unavailable.
Can I book a group room?
We currently have group rooms which can be booked. For more information please visit: https://guides.library.lincoln.ac.uk/about/study-spaces
Can I use the printers?
Yes, the printers are available as usual.
Are the toilets open?
Yes, the toilets are open on every floor, but in order to maintain social distancing, only two people are allowed in at any one time on the ground floor, and one person on the upper floors.
Are the lifts available to use?
Yes, the lifts are available to use. Only one person can use the lift at any one time, and so we would encourage all users to take the stairs where possible.
What food and drink facilities are available in the Library?
There are vending machines installed on the ground floor of the library which serve hot and cold drinks, and snacks.
Is the Library open to visitors?
At this moment in time the Library is only open to current University of Lincoln staff and students.
What are your opening hours?
These are subject to change as we working towards increasing our opening hours. Up to date information is available on this page.
The Academic Subject Librarians, MASH team, and the Writing Development team can offer a wide range of advice and support via email, or by booking an online appointment:
Visit our remote working guide for information on working and using the library remotely.
You can contact us via telephone on 01522 886222 or email us on email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.