Libraries and opening times

Exeter libraries

If you wish to visit one of our libraries you can locate them on the campus map here

Address: University Library, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4PT
Telephone: Exeter 01392 723867 (internal: 3867)
E-Mail: library@exeter.ac.uk

Facilities

Collections

Opening Times

The Forum Library has 24/7 swipe card access for current students and staff.

Staffed Service

Mon:   08:00 - 20:00
[Bank holidays: 08:00 - 20:00]
Tue:   08:00 - 20:00
Wed:  08:00 - 20:00
Thur:  08:00 - 20:00
Fri :    08:00 - 20:00
Sat :  10:00 - 18:00
Sun :  10:00 - 18:00

Research Commons

Address: Old Library, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon. EX4 4SB 
Telephone: 01392 724052 (internal: 4052) 
E-Mail: oldlib@exeter.ac.uk

Facilities

Collections

  • The Arab World Documentation Unit
  • Official Publications
  • Print copies of Science Journals

Opening Times

Term Time

Mon:   08:00 - 20:00
[Bank holidays: 10:00 - 18:00]
Tue:   08:00 - 20:00
Wed:  08:00 - 20:00
Thu:   08:00 - 20:00
Fri:    08:00 - 20:00
Sat:   10:00 - 18:00
Sun:  10:00 - 18:00

Vacation

Mon:   09:00 - 17:30
[Bank holidays: 10:00 - 18:00]
Tue:   09:00 - 17:30
Wed:  09:00 - 17:30
Thu:   09:00 - 17:30
Fri:     09:00 - 17:30
Sat:   10:00 - 18:00
Sun:  10:00 - 18:00

Special Collections

Address: Old Library, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon. EX4 4SB 
Telephone: 01392 724321 (internal: 4321) 
E-Mail: libspc@exeter.ac.uk

Opening Times

Term Time

Mon:   10:00 - 17:00
Tue:   10:00 - 17:00
Wed:  10:00 - 17:00
Thu:   10:00 - 17:00
Fri:     10:00 - 17:00
Sat:    Closed
Sun:   Closed

The Special Collections and Bill Douglas Cinema Museum Reading Room is open by prior appointment only to consult pre-reserved materials. Please provide at least 24 hours', and preferably 48 hours', notice if you wish to visit and contact libspc@exeter.ac.uk or bdc@exeter.ac.uk to make an appointment.  

Vacation

The Special Collections and Bill Douglas Cinema Museum Reading Room is open by prior appointment only to consult pre-reserved materials. 

Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

If you wish to visit the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum go to their website here to find out when they are open and how to access the materials.

Address: St Luke's Campus Library, Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon EX1 2LU
Telephone: 01392 724785 (internal: 4785)
Email: library@exeter.ac.uk

The St Luke's Library is based in the Haighton building which can be found using the St Luke's Campus map

Facilities

  • Over 180 study spaces; 36 of these are in the 24/7 Study Room.
  • 36 PCs, of which the majority are in the 24/7 Haighton PC Cluster.
  • Lukes Library Floor Plan 
  • Photocopier and scanning facilities

Collections

  • The bookstock, journals and resources cover a very wide range of subjects with specialisms in Education and Sports Sciences.
  • There is a large School-Based Work (teaching practice) section which contains materials directly relevant to school age children.

Opening Times

Term Time

Mon:   08:00 - 20:00
[Bank holidays: 10:00 - 18:00]
Tue:   08:00 - 20:00
Wed:  08:00 - 20:00
Thu:   08:00 - 20:00
Fri:    08:00 - 20:00
Sat:   10:00 - 18:00
Sun:  10:00 - 18:00

Vacation

Mon:   09:00 - 17:30
[Bank holidays: 10:00 - 18:00]
Tue:   09:00 - 17:30
Wed:  09:00 - 17:30
Thu:   09:00 - 17:30
Fri:     09:00 - 17:30
Sat:   10:00 - 18:00
Sun:  10:00 - 18:00

The PC Cluster and Study area are open 24/7 so out of staffed service hours you will need to swipe in with your University card.

Address: The Devon & Exeter Institution Library, 7 The Close, Exeter, Devon. EX1 1EZ.
Telephone: +44 (0)1392 251017 
Websitehttp://www.devonandexeterinstitution.org/

The Devon and Exeter Institution Library is an independent subscription library founded in 1813 and housed in a Grade 2* listed building in Cathedral Close in the centre of Exeter. 

Full membership is available free to University of Exeter staff and postgraduate students - please apply in person at the Devon and Exeter Institution. University of Exeter undergraduates may use the library for reference only, on production of a valid University of Exeter ID card. 

The library collections, c.34,000 volumes (included in the University Library's online catalogue), are particularly strong in South West studies, nineteenth century periodicals, biography, history and topography. 

The library is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Cornwall libraries

The Library Service based in Cornwall serves a dual role of supporting students from Falmouth University (incorporating Dartington College of Arts) and University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus.

Information on Archives and Special Collections for both Falmouth University and University of Exeter Cornwall Campus can be found here.

Address: Tremough Learning Resources Centre, Cornwall Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, TR10 9EZ.
Tel: (01326) 370441
Fax: (01326) 370437
Website: Tremough Learning Resources Centre website

Facilities

  • Supports students of both Falmouth University and the University of Exeter.
  • A wide range of resources on earth sciences, geography and those associated with the original  Institute of Cornish Studies and Camborne School of Mines. 
  • Subjects include: biosciences, contemporary crafts, Cornish and Celtic studies, design, engineering, history, geography, journalism, law, literature, media, photography and politics.
  • Floor Plans

Term-Time Opening Times

 Main Book Collection
Opening Hours
Issue Counter
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 24/7 08.45 - 20.45
Saturday - Sunday 24/7 10.00 - 17.45
Please note the Video and DVD collections will not be accessible outside the Opening Times of the Issue Counter.

Vacation Opening Times

 Main Book Collection 
Opening Hours 
Issue Counter
Opening Hours 
 Monday - Friday  09.00 - 20.00  09.00 - 16.45
 Saturday - Sunday  Closed  Closed

Address: Library & Information Services, Woodlane Campus, Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, TR11 4RH.
Tel: (01326) 213815
Fax: (01326) 213827
Website: Woodlane Library website

Facilities

  • This library houses a  range of resources and covers many subjects including art, graphic design, advertising and architecture.
  • Floor Plans

Opening Times

Term time

 Access to CollectionsIssue Counter
Monday - Thursday 09.00 - 20.00 09.00 - 19.45
Friday 09.00 - 17.00 09.00 - 16.45
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00 10.00 - 17.45
Sunday 13.00 - 18.00 (Self-issue) Closed

Vacation

 Access to Collections Issue Counter 
 Monday - Friday  09.00 - 17.00  09.00 - 16.45
Saturday - Sunday   Closed Closed

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