Access and Contacts

How to access the collections and contact us

Access to Special Collections is by appointment only.

Researchers are asked to bring identification with them on their first visit.  For more information, or to arrange an appointment, 

Phone: Liz Fawcett (Senior Library Assistant) –01524 593346 between 10am-2pm.


Write to: 

Special Collections,

Lancaster University Library,


During refurbishment works during Michaelmas Term and Christmas vacation 2017-18, special arrangements are in place.

  • The number of items we are able to retrieve may be limited. Please let us know what you wish to consult when you make the booking.
  • If you are running a teaching session using materials from Special Collections, please let us know well in advance as we will need to book alternative teaching space. The number of items we are able to retrieve for you may be limited.
  • If you have made a booking, please report to the Information Point on A Floor.
  • Bookings will usually be between 10am-2pm. If you require an appointment outside these hours, please let us know when you contact us.