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University Library

Researchers' Study Area

This page gives information about different types of study space available to research postgraduates (PGRs) at our library sites.


Bill Bryson Library

PGR Studyroom

There is a PGR study room on level 4 of the Bill Bryson Library. This room is only accessible to research postgraduate students (and library staff), and is accessed using your Durham University Campus Card

The room has:

  • A mixture of single and collaborative study spaces
  • An informal area for discussion and/or socialisation
  • Some papers/magazines
  • 8 PCs
  • Wireless access
  • Plug sockets and network points around the perimeter of the room
  • Information on how the library can support your research
  • Shelves to store your belongings
  • Books on the research process and conducting your PhD

Please let us know how this study space can be developed to best support your research by contacting the Academic Liaison Librarian for Research Support, James Bisset.

Other study spaces available

There are a wide range of computing and study facilities available at the Bill Bryson Library to meet the needs of students and staff. For further details, or to book a study room, visit our study facilities pages.


Queen's Campus Library

Queen's Campus PG Study Room

Queen's Campus PG Study Room

Dedicated Postgraduate Study room

There is a postgraduate study room available next to the library on level 2 of the Ebsworth building, providing single and group study facilities.

Other study spaces available

There is a range of study space available at Queen's campus library, including group, quiet and silent study zones. Further information can be found on the Queen's Campus Library pages.


Leazes Road Library

Postgraduate Studyroom

There is a study room available for the use of taught and research postgraduate students.

Other study spaces available

There is a range of other study space available, including group, quiet and silent study spaces.


Your Academic Liaison Librarian

James Bisset

Academic Liaison Librarian
Researcher Support

james.bisset@durham.ac.uk

0191 334 1589

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