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Accessible routes through the Library
Library users with impaired mobility may wish to make use of the accessible routes in the library.
Lift access to Floor 6: The library lift provides access to Levels 2-5. Access to Level 6 for users with impaired mobility is via the Accessibility lift, just outside the turnstiles at the Library entrance on Level 4. You will need to have access enabled on your campus card to use the entrance to Level 6.
Accessibility entrance on Level 2: There is an accessible entrance to the building on level 2, for those users with disabilities entering the building from the direction of the canal bridge/ Charles Sikes building. You will need to have access enabled on your campus card to use this entrance.
If you would like more information about accessible routes through the library, or to have card access enabled, please contact the Library Disability Support Advisor.
There are accessible toilets on all floors of the library (on level 4, the nearest accessible toilet is in the corridor past the entrance to the 24-hour computer rooms.)
Our map of the library floors shows the locations of accessible toilets and indicates whether they are right- or left-hand transfer.
Library Floor Maps
Download maps of the library floors showing the location of study areas, bookable rooms, drinking water, accessible toilets, height-adjustable desks, and fire exits:
Both lifts in the library are fitted with mirrors, raised numbers on the buttons, and voice announcement of floor/direction of travel.
• The main library lift gives access to Floors 2 to 5.
• Access to Floor 6, and to Floor 1 for the exit to Wakefield Road car park, is via the Accessibility Lift. Access to Floor 6 requires your campus card to be enabled: please see the Library Disability Support Advisor for more details.