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What new and prospective international students can expect from the University of Derby Library

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Some of these resources are only available to you when you have started your course. These include Library Plus, E-Journals Finder and Your Library Account. You will need your University ID and passwords to use them.

Library guide for International Students

Libraries in the UK may be very different from the ones in your own country. This guide is designed to help you get familiar with Derby University Library.  We work with the University's International Student Centre to make sure we meet your needs.

Here is a short video to introduce you to the Library:

What to expect

The Library is free to use

Most books can be borrowed

Lecturers often recommend the books that you need to read

Sometimes you have to research a subject yourself, and then you choose the books for yourself

There are help desks, online guides and staff available to help you use the library and find the information you need

Which Library will I need to use?

Click on the heading for each library to see further details:-

Kedleston Road Library

Business, Computing, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Social sciences, Health

Britannia Mill Library

Arts, Design, Film and Video Production, Occupational therapy, Social work

Devonshire Library, Buxton

Hospitality, Tourism, Events Management, Sport & Exercise


Some of our nursing courses are taught here