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Welcome to the Library

more than just books

How we can help you

The Library offers a range of resources and services to support your studies, including: Books and ebooks Journals and newspapers (electronic & print) DVDs Reference materials Access to computers

Flexible Learning
Flexible group study areas on the ground floor Bookable group rooms Laptop loans

Silent study

3rd floor

When is the Library open?

Term time opening: Monday to Thursday - 8am to Midnight Friday - 8am to 10pm Saturday - 9am to 10pm Sunday 9am to Midnight
During hand-in periods there will be extended or 24/7 opening. To check current opening hours go to:
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Your student card

This is your Library and ID card Always have your card with you when you visit the library. You will need it to enter and exit the building. It contains your Account ID you need this to log on to the computer and Library systems. You also need your PIN which will be emailed to you for using the printers and requesting and renewing books.

Getting started
Activate your computer account
Username: Your account ID e.g. 13123456

Password: Your date of birth in the format monthddyy e.g. february2595

You will be prompted to change your password

Library Computers Short-stay computers (ground floor) Computers (1st, 2nd and 3rd floors) Laptop loans WiFi access Saving your work (H:) drive safe storage Avoid working directly from a USB drive

Printers and photocopiers

Black & White and Colour printers/photocopiers Print from any computer or your laptop to any printer on campus using your: User code: your account ID PIN: 4 digit number (sent to your University email account) To set up wireless printing on your laptop go to:

To top up your print account: Money loading machines in the Library (Ground floor) Online at:

Off Campus Access

Books and Journals

Books (1st floor)

001 599.99

Books (2nd floor)

600 - 999.99

Law Library 340 349.99 (3rd floor)

Journals (3rd floor) AZ

Undergraduate students can borrow up to 16 books at a time. Loan periods 24 hours 3 days 1 week 2 weeks (normal loan) You can find books on the Library Catalogue at:


UK Coins images from:

25p per item per day (normal loans) 50p per item per day (3 day or 1 week loans) 50p per hour (24 hour loan) To avoid fines please return or renew books by the due date.
You can renew books in person, by phone or via My Account tab on the Library catalogue.

Use the Self-Service machines to borrow and return books You will need: Your student card Your PIN

Using the Library resources

Use the Library search engine Find it at Lincoln to discover and locate Library resources - including books, e-books and journal articles.

Access on and off campus from:

Subject Guide & Blog

Visit our Business School Subject Guide at: Business School Blog:

Support for Academic Success

Advice on finding information, referencing or academic writing

Workshops - on a range of topics

1 to 1 - drop in for individual support Online -

Find out more at: and click on Learning Development

Drop-In centre includes: Support with Maths & Stats Concepts Suggest Useful Resources Help with SPSS Assist Production of Graphs, Tables & Outputs Workshops: SPSS based workshops + Bespoke workshops (all levels) Find out more on and

Drop-In Hours: Mon 1-4 Tues 10-1 Wed 1-4 Thurs 10-1

Help and support available when you need it

Ask at the Library desk Phone the Library 24/7: 01522 886222 Library website: Email: Twitter: @GCWLibrary Facebook: Search: UniversityofLincolnLibrary I.T. Support 24/7: 01522 886500

Library Workshops
Library Essentials workshops
Find out how to look for books and manage your library account
Workshops available: Thursday 3rd October 10am Friday 4th October 2pm Thursday 10th October 11am Friday 11th October 3pm All sessions will take place in UL101 in the Library. Places are limited, if you would like to attend please book at the Library desk.

Welcome Week activities

Library Open House events - 10am to 12pm
Find out more about what the Library has to offer! Chill out in the Library Tuesday 24th September Come and take part in a treasure hunt and get a free ice cream from Daisy Made (subject to availability!)

More than just books! Wednesday 25th September Come and take part in a treasure hunt and get a free cupcake from The Cupcakery Lincoln (subject to availability!)
Get connected with ICT Thursday 26th September Find out more about the services provided by ICT there will be help available for getting connected with your mobile device or laptop.

In the University Library from Sat 21st September Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm Website:

Your Academic Subject Librarian

Martin Osborne and Daren Mansfield We can help you in workshops and 1 to 1 with using resources, finding information, essay writing skills and referencing email:

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