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, 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.
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 Vision and Values
Our Vision: To empower our users to unleash tomorrow's possibilities through critical and innovative, and inclusive learning, research, and digital engagement practices that drive them to boundless achievements in employment and in life.
- 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 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 and the world.
Term 2 Opening Hours
Opening Hours 2019
Library Building open
Staffed service available
|Monday 13th May - Friday 17th May||24 hours||9am to 8pm|
|Saturday 18th May||24 hours||12pm to 5pm|
|Sunday 19th May||24 hours||Self-service|
|Monday 20th May - Thursday 23rd May||24 hours||9am to 8pm|
|Friday 24th May||Closes at 9pm||9am to 5pm|
|Saturday 25th May - Sunday 26th May||10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May||9am to 9pm||9am to 5pm|
|Saturday 1st June - Sunday 2nd June||10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Monday 3rd June - Friday 7th June||9am to 9pm||9am to 5pm|
Saturday 8th June - Sunday 9th June
|10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Monday 10th June - Friday 14th June||9am to 9pm||9am to 5pm|
|Saturday 15th June - Sunday 16th June||10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Monday 17th June - Friday 21st June||9am to 9pm||9am to 5pm|
|Saturday 22nd June - Sunday 23rd June||10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Monday 24th June - Friday 12th July||Monday open 9am then 24 hours||9am to 5pm|
|Saturday 13th July||10am to 5pm||Self-service|
|Sunday 14th July||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
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 noneNasra Al-Hubesh , BA (Hons) Business Management
General Library Enquiries
Your email will be answered within one working day.
Docklands Campus Library
London E16 2RD
Tel: 020 8223 3434
Stratford Campus Library
London E15 4LZ
Tel: 020 8223 4646