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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

      Term 2 Opening Hours

      Docklands and Stratford Library 

      Monday 8th January to Sunday 25th March 2018

      Library open 24 hours

      Staffed opening hours:

      Monday to Friday 9am-8pm

      Saturday 12 midday -5pm


      Sconul access is restricted for 6 weeks from Monday 16th April until Friday 25th May.

      There will be a strict no entry policy for Sconul users at both Docklands & Stratford Campuses.

      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.


      Term 2 Opening Hours

      Easter Opening Hours


      Library building open

      for  self-service

      Staffed service available 
      Monday 26th -Wednesday 28th March   24 hours   9am to 5pm
      Thursday 29th March  Until 9pm   9am to 5pm
      Friday 30th March- Monday 2nd April  10am to 5pm   Self-service
      Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th April   (From 9am) 24 hours   9am to 5pm
      Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th April  24 hours   Self-service
      Monday 9th -Friday 13th April  24 hours   9am to 8pm
      Saturday 14th -Sunday 15th April  24 hours   12pm to 5pm

      Easter Opening Hours

      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: 27/11/2017

      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
      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