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Disability Support: Study spaces

Information about the facilities and support available within Library Services for students, staff and visitors with additional needs.

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Studying in the Library

The library has a variety of study spaces to meet different needs and preferences.

• Silent Study: There are Silent Study areas on Floor 5, both within and separate from the Music Library; Floor 2 is a Silent Floor. 

• Quiet Study: There are Quiet Study areas on Floors 3, 5 and 6. 

• Bookable rooms: There are bookable Study Rooms on Floors 2, 3, 5 and 6, as well as bookable Study Areas (open plan) on Floor 6. Floor 4 has a Group Study Area which does not need to be booked.

Postgraduate Research Room: The PGR room (SB5/02) is located on floor 5. Taught postgraduate students will need to request access by emailing borrower.queries@hud.ac.uk.

For more details of room facilities, to see availability and book a room or study area, go to our booking page. For locations see the library floor maps.

For accessible workstations, see the Computers & Assistive Software page.

Need more help?

If you would like to discuss making best use of the study spaces in the library, or where you can use assistive software, please get in touch with the Library Disability Support Advisor

Library floor maps

Download maps of the library floors showing the location of study areas, bookable rooms, drinking water, accessible toilets and workstations, and fire exits: