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:



Telephone: 01895 266141

FAQs: link on the Library home page

Chat: tab on the library home page 

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.