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University Library

Bill Bryson Library

Location

The Bill Bryson Library is situated on Stockton Road on the Science Site at Durham Campus (travel information).

Get directions to the Bill Bryson Library

Access

To access the Bill Bryson Library, you must bring your Campus Card with you and swipe in using the turnstiles.

External day visitors are welcome - please bring bring photo ID and proof of your address. Please check our Access for Visitors page for eligibility.

Opening Hours

Bill Bryson Library is the main University Library.
DateOpening Hours
Sun 16 September 2018Open09:00 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Mon 17 September 2018Open08:30 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Tue 18 September 2018Open08:30 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Wed 19 September 2018Open08:30 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Thu 20 September 2018Open08:30 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Fri 21 September 2018Open08:30 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30
Sat 22 September 2018Open09:00 - 20:00
Staffed Service09:00 - 19:30

Study facilities

This is a summary of Bill Bryson Library study facilities, full details are available.

  • 1200+ study spaces
  • Two networked PC rooms including scanning and printing facilities
  • Wireless network access
  • Loanable laptop service
  • Bookable group study rooms including projectors, video and DVD players
  • 21 individual study rooms, bookable through our online booking system
  • Facilities for students with disabilities

Documentation collections

The Bill Bryson Library includes three major documentation collections, rich in primary sources:

Meissen Collection

The Bill Bryson Library also holds the Meissen Library Collection, which is the largest gathered, German-language collection of theology in Britain.

Contact details

Durham University Library
Stockton Road
DURHAM
DH1 3LY
United Kingdom


Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3042
Fax: +44 (0) 191 334 2971
Email: main.library@durham.ac.uk 

SCONUL Access Contact

Jane Hodgson
Queen's Campus Library Manager

SCONUL Access
Durham University Library
Queen's Campus, Stockton
University Boulevard
Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BH

Please Note

Information on this page relates to the 2017-18 academic year