Information for Students

Lancaster University Library is located at the heart of the Lancaster campus and holds over half a million printed items as well as providing access to hundreds of thousands of electronic journal articles, ebooks and more. Explore our web pages to find out more about our collections and the help and support we can provide during your studies at Lancaster.

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New to the Library? Our Welcome guide is a great place to start.

Subject Guides

Online Guides to subject-specific databases and useful links for your subject area. Choose your subject area and explore what's available in your discipline. 

Academic Support

Need help in your studies? Faculty Librarians can provide subject-specific guidance on library resources. Learning Developers provide support for academic writing, maths, revision and more. 

Learning Skills

Discover a range of opportunities at Lancaster to develop your academic and digital skills


Referencing Guides and information on EndNote reference management software. 

Learning Zone

The University's social learning space. Face to face IT support is available from the Learning Zone Support Desk and there are a range of learning opportunities taking place in the Zone all year round. 

Recommend a purchase

Is there something you need for your studies that we currently don't have? Use our Recommend a Purchase form to let us know what you need and we'll see if we can get it for you.

Recommend a Purchase

Interlending and Document Supply

Our interlending team can source items from the British Library and other institutions. 

Resource Lists

Resource Lists link you to the essential and recommended reading for your modules. 

Copyright Information

Not sure how copyright affects your academic work at University? Read our guide to find out what you need to know.