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Durham University

University Library

Leazes Road Library

The Leazes Road Library is open daily in term-time. Full staffed services are available 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. These include;

  • issue, return and renewal of all items,
  • collection of reserved items,
  • submission of Document Delivery Service requests online via the library catalogue
  • payment of fines
  • borrowing of library laptops
  • copying and printing
  • use of study facilities and networked PCs
  • self-help documentation

After 17:00 and weekends during term time

Library staff on duty can help you with:

  • general library enquiries
  • individual assistance for DS registered students
  • use of the online Catalogue
  • use of the borrowing machine

Services which will need to be referred to daytime staff:

  • retrieval of books and journals being processed by the Library
  • subject enquiries: you may use the paper or online reference enquiry form on the web site to submit your question
  • fines and invoice queries
  • payment of invoices
  • enquiries about the progress of document delivery service requests

Self Service facilities available when the Library is closed include:

  • out of hours book return drop at the entrance to the School of Education.
  • online facilities for checking your library record, placing reservations, paying fines (£1 minimum) and renewals, via your account.
  • online facilities for Document Delivery Service requests and submitting suggestions, via the Library web site.
  • Library web site for general Library information,
  • Discover access to electronic information resources