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Library and Learning Services

Library and Learning Services provide access to high-quality academic resources, expert advice, and inspirational study spaces in modern library buildings on both Stratford and Docklands campuses, open 24/7 during term time.

Welcome to UEL Library Services

    Our library services

    Library and Learning Services is at the heart of the University. We have an excellent range of resources and facilities to help you with your studies, and are committed to offering you a first-class student experience.

    We have new, modern library facilities on both campuses offering inspirational environments for study and research. Libraries contain resources in print and digital formats, a range of study spaces and expert staff to advise and assist with your learning.

     

     

    Our Library services

    Docklands library

    Docklands Library, located at our Docklands Campus, University Way, offers a first-class learning experience. Overlooking Gallions Point Marina, it provides a stimulating space for study and a comprehensive collection of resources. With helpful and friendly staff, 24/7 opening hours during term-time, and different study spaces to suit all needs, the library is the heart of the university. 

    Docklands Library

    Stratford library

    The newly built award-winning Stratford Library provides an inspirational setting for study and research. Situated at our Stratford campus in Water Lane and open 24/7 during term-time, the library has a range of study spaces including group study rooms, quiet study areas and individual silent study carrels. It also offers a high-quality collection of resources and a knowledgeable team of friendly specialist staff who are always happy to help.

    Stratford Library

    Our Vision and Values

    Our Vision:  To enrich the lives of our users through critical and innovative approaches to learning, teaching, research, and digital literacy that reflect their world and catalyse them to boundless achievements in employment and in life. 

    Our Values:

    • We celebrate our richly diverse population of users through respect for individual rights, opinions and identities.
    • We provide intellectually safe but challenging, engaging and inclusive learning, teaching, and research environments to foster independent learning, creativity and innovation.
    • We believe in equitable access to information and are committed to supporting our users toward information and digital literacy.
    • We empower our users to positively impact the development of our local communities.

    Opening Hours

    Term 1 Opening Hours

    Monday 1st October 2018 – Friday 21st December 2018

    Day

    Library Building open for self-service

    Staffed service available

    Monday - Friday

    24 hours

    9am – 8pm

    Saturday

    24 hours

    12pm – 5pm

    Sunday

    24 hours

    Self-service

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Christmas and New Year Vacation 2018/19


    Day

    Library building open for self-service

    Staffed service available

    Monday 17th - Friday 21st December

    24 Hours

    9am to 8pm

    Saturday 22nd December

    24 Hours

    Self-service

    Sunday23rd December

    24 Hours

    Self-service

    Monday 24thDecember

    until 5pm

    Self-service

    Tuesday 25th -Wednesday 26 December

    Closed

    Closed

    Thursday27thDecember

    (9am)24 Hours

    Self-service

    Friday 28th - Sunday 30th December

    24 Hours

    Self-service

    Monday 31st December

    until 5pm

    Self-service

    Tuesday 1st January 2019

    Closed

    Closed

    Wednesday 2nd January -Friday 4th January

    (9am) 24 Hours

    9am-5pm

    Saturday 5thJanuary –Sunday6thJanuary

    9am-9pm

    Self-service

    Monday 7thJanuary– Friday 11thJanuary

    24 Hours

    9am-8pm

       
    During non-staffed 24/7 opening you can borrow and return books using

    self-service machines, print and photocopy, and use collections and study spaces and PCs.
    Security staff will be in the building at all times.

    Library access for current students

    Library intranet

    UEL has an internal website for all current students. Click on the link below to access the Library site.

    Search the Library's collections

    Last updated: 28/06/2018

    The help I received from Library services was second to none
    Nasra Al-Hubesh , BA (Hons) Business Management
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    Contact us

    General Library Enquiries
    library@uel.ac.uk
    Your email will be answered within one working day.

    Docklands Campus Library
    Docklands Campus
    University Way
    London E16 2RD
    Tel: 0208 223 3434

    Stratford Campus Library
    Stratford Campus
    Water Lane
    London E15 4LZ
    Tel: 0208 223 4646

    Senior management