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The Basics: The Library

An introduction to some of the basics of using the library and computing facilities at the University of Huddersfield

Schwann Building

The Library sits inside the Schwann Building in the centre of campus. The entrance level is on Floor 4 and you can access it via Student Central.

The Library covers floors 2 to 6.

Library layout


Where are my books?

Library floor guide

Books, silent areas and bookable group study spaces are available on floors 2-3, 5-6. See posters in the stairwells and lifts for which subjects are on each floor.

You can use Summon to find out exactly where a book is in the Library.

You can also find the following on these floors:

Floor 6:Theses; Law Library

Floor 5: Journal titles A to H; Music Library

Floor 4: Library entrance and Help Centre

Floor 3: Journal titles I to M; Art, Design & Architecture journals; Seminar Room;  IT Training Room Room SB3/05

Floor 2: Journal titles N to Z; presentation room; lecture theatre (SB2/04); DVDs

You can book a group study room to use via the Links box on the Summon homepage 

How do I find books on the shelf?