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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.

    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. 

    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.

      Summer Opening Hours

      Docklands and Stratford Library 
      Monday 25th June to Friday  13th July

      Day Library building open for self-service
      Staffed service available
      Monday -Thursday 24 hours 9am to 5pm
      Closes 9pm
      Saturday 14th July
      10am -5pm
      Sunday  Closed  Closed
      Monday 16th July to Friday 28th September

      Library building open for self-service

      Staffed service available

      Monday - Friday 9am to  9pm
      9am to 5pm
      10am to 5pm Self-service
      Sunday Closed Closed

      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
      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