Libraries

  • Oxford Brookes University library services give you on-site access to key learning and research resources.

    Library entrance in the John Henry Brookes Building

    Designed to provide a safe, secure and attractive study environment for individual and group work, our three libraries have specialist academic liaison librarians on hand to provide you with any information support you need.

    Facilities

    • three libraries (one on each of our campuses - Harcourt Hill, Headington and Wheatley) providing a friendly place to study near teaching centres, halls and regular transport links
    • 300 university computers and wi-fi access for personal laptops
    • 950 study spaces offering silent, quiet and group work options in a secure environment.

    Our Headington Campus library, a central feature of the award-winning John Henry Brookes Building, provides a stimulating space in which you can study and research.

    Library computers in the John Henry Brookes Building

    With 24/7 opening in semester, it gives you access to information resources and a great choice of learning spaces - from quiet reading lounges to vibrant cafe, social and group work areas. Student presentation rooms allow you to rehearse your work using the latest AV equipment. You can use university computers and there are also plenty of mobile friendly areas. 

    You may bump into one of our roving help advisors or choose to visit our Help Zone to get expert advice in locating and using information resources. In addition, the Assistive Technology Centre provides specialist help, IT equipment and software for students with disabilities. 

    Services

    • tours and regular training sessions to help you get the most out of the resources
    • printed guides, web pages and our Electronic Enquiry Service providing more help and support
    • academic liaison librarians - covering all subject disciplines - offering one-to-one support, enquiry help and specialist training from induction to dissertation
    • postgraduate students may be recommended for admission to the University of Oxford's Bodleian Library, one of the world's leading research libraries.