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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.

Our teams include Library staff, Academic Skills tutors, English for Academic Purposes tutors, Peer mentoring Scheme, Learning Achievement assistants and UEL’s Language Centre, which supports incoming international students.

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. 

    Our Learning services are comprised of a multidisciplinary  Learning & Language support teams who include Academic Skills and English Tutors, Maths Tutors, Learning Achievement Assistants and a  well- stablished Peer Mentoring Scheme. Together, learning services help to  develop future scholars and enhance students’ academic journey throughout their university career, from Pre entry to Phd.

    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.

    Our Learning services are comprised of a multidisciplinary  Learning & Language support teams who include Academic Skills and English Tutors, Maths Tutors, Learning Achievement Assistants and a  well- stablished Peer Mentoring Scheme. Together, learning services help to  develop future scholars and enhance students’ academic journey throughout their university career, from Pre entry to Phd.

    Stratford Library

    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

    Term time opening hours

    Monday 3rd October (9am) -Saturday 17th December (5pm)

    Docklands and Stratford Library and Learning Services

    Monday-Friday

    • Library Opened for self-service: 24 hours
    • Staffed service available :9am to 9pm

    Saturday-Sunday

    • Library opened for self-service: 24 hours
    • Staffed service available: 12pm to 5pm

    External visitors,  including Sconul, will not be allowed entrance after 9pm.


    PLEASE PREPARE TO LEAVE THE LIBRARY 15 MINUTES BEFORE STATED CLOSURE TIMES

    Day  Library building open for self-service Staffed service available
    Monday 12 -Friday 16 December  24 Hours 9am to 9pm
    Saturday 17 December 24 Hours 12pm to 5pm
    Sunday 18 December Closes 5pm 12pm to 5pm
    Monday 19 -Thursday 22 December 9am to 9pm 9am to 5pm
    Friday 23 December 9am to 3pm 9am to 3pm
    Saturday 24 - Monday 26 December Closed Closed
    Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 December (9am) 24 Hours  Self-service
    Friday 30 December 9am to 9pm Self-service
    Saturday 31 December - Monday 2 January Closed Closed
    Tuesday 3January - Friday 6 January (9am) 24 Hours 9am - 5pm
    Saturday 7 January - Sunday 8 January 9am to 9pm Self-service
    Monday 9 January - Friday 13 January  24 Hours 9am - 9pm

    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