Using the Library : Library basics


Whether you've just arrived at Brunel or are just new to using the Library, this guide covers all the basics you need to get you up and running in no time.

As well as information on finding and borrowing Library materials, you'll also find more about studying in the Library and how to tell us about problems. 

If you need more help, you can search our database by entering your question in the 'Ask a question' box aside, or contact us using the methods listed. 


Contact Us

Email our Customer Services team on

Call us on 01895 266 141 to speak to a Customer Service representative

Text us on 020 3322 2298 to make a noise report

Via Twitter @Brunel_Library

Ask a question

Search our online FAQs using the box below. If you can't find the answer, you can submit your question and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Library service status

Current status of Library services

You can check the current status of services managed by Brunel Library below. To view the status of services managed by the Computer Centre, please visit their service status page.



Library App

Download the Brunel library app on Android and iOs. 

 You can search the catalogue for books and resources, check your account, make click and collect requests and so much more!