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Library Services for Studying at Home [COVID-19]: Help

Library closure

Due to concern for student and staff wellbeing, and in line with government advice, the University of Huddersfield Library building is closed until further notice. We are running an online enquiry service. For all queries, please visit HudHelp. Login here with your university username and password to find answers to frequently asked questions and contact us to request support from IT support or librarians.

Help with IT

You can contact IT support by logging into HudHelp with your university username and password*. You can also access online support information and FAQs through HudHelp.

We also have lots of help and support available on our webpages including links to activate your accountreset your password and IT Training.

Please register for our online password reset service. By setting this up with some security details now, you can ensure that you will be able to change your password online at any time wherever you are. Should you ever forget your password, you can quickly choose a new one simply by answering the security questions you have already set up. Don't get locked out, lock in your security details now!


*If you are unable to login to HudHelp please email


HudStudy offers software and other technology which can support everyone to study, learn and work more effectively and efficiently.


Find out more about the services on offer on the HudStudy website and access self-help on the HudStudy Brightspace module.

Help with using the Library and finding information

For general help in using library services, you can find lots of information and instant self-help on our webpagesHudHelp also has instant online support documents and FAQs.

To ask us a question, get in touch with us via HudHelp.

If you are unable to login to HudHelp email us at or you can use the Ask a Librarian web form


‚ÄčStruggling to find information for your assignments or research?

You may find the help you need in our Subject Guides. There are many specialist resources linked to from these pages, but we also have a more comprehensive list available.

If you need more support, get in touch with a librarian via HudHelp. We can offer help by email and provide appointments for online video calls. To book an appointment please visit our booking page on HudHelp.

You may also want to consult your school Academic Skills tutor for support with study skills and academic writing.

Help for users with disabilities

Users with disabilities can access additional help with using the Library and IT by contacting Library Disability Support via HudHelp (if you are unable to login to HudHelp please email


HudStudy can also offer accessible software and technology to help you study. See the HudStudy website for more details and contacts.

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