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Durham University

Libraries and Special Collections in County Durham

Bill Bryson Library

The Bill Bryson Library is the main library at Durham University. It holds four major research collections, rich in primary sources:


Material from the research collections should be consulted within the Bill Bryson Library.

To access the Bill Bryson Library, members of Durham University should bring their Campus Card and swipe in using the turnstiles.

External day visitors must bring photo ID and proof of permanent address.

Please check the Access for Visitors page for eligibility.

Opening times

Opening times vary between term-time and vacation periods. Please consult the calendar of opening hours for more details.

access information

Contact the Bill Bryson Library

Durham University Library
Stockton Road
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3042