You can access Bill Bryson Library to browse the shelves and borrow any available books you require. You must bring your campus card in order to access the building and borrow any books.
Visit our Getting Started guide to watch our helpful video guide. If you have any problems borrowing an item, please take it to the Help and Information Desk.
University Staff, Research Postgraduates: 40
Taught Postgraduates: 30
Undergraduates, International Study Centre students: 20
Associate & Subscription borrowers: 7
(automatically renews every three weeks for up to 12 months, or card expiry)
Not available to external borrowers
(automatically renews every three weeks for up to 6 months, or card expiry)
Items that you borrow will renew automatically every three weeks for 12 months, as long as they haven’t been reserved by another user. After 12 months, you will then need to return these items to the library. Please note, College items automatically renew for six months.
See our separate page for details of overdue charges.
You can ask to see items outside of our collections, suggest new items or additional copies, or request access to our print resources if you are not currently living in Durham.