Welcome to UEL Library and Archive Services
Our library services
Library, Archives 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, 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 and different study spaces to suit all needs, the library is the heart of the university.
The newly built award-winning Stratford Library provides an inspirational setting for study and research. Situated at our Stratford campus in Water Lane 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.
Opening Hours: Docklands and Stratford libraries
2020/21 Term time opening hours:
Building opening hours
|4 January - 20 June||8am-midnight|
Library staff are available to offer limited assistance at the helpdesks to answer enquiries relating to using the library and your library account.
If you have a more in depth enquiry please use Online Chat or email.
When staff are unavailable the library is operating self-service only.
|Monday – Friday||self-service only|
Online support hours
Term time online support hours:
Email and online chat are monitored by UEL Library staff:
Outside these hours and over the Bank Holidays, online chat support is provided by a global 24/7 co-op of librarians who can answer basic questions about finding and using library resources. More complex queries will be referred to UEL staff.
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Library access for current students
UEL has an internal website for all current students. Click on the link below to access the Library site.
General Library Enquiries
Your email will be answered within two working day.
Docklands Campus Library
London E16 2RD
Tel: 020 8223 3434
Stratford Campus Library
London E15 4LZ
Tel: 020 8223 4646