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Welcome to the Libraries and Site Information guide.
Browse the tabs above for information about our different Libraries, opening times, and contact details.
Please do not visit our libraries and sites:
- if you have any symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid-19);
- if you are awaiting a test result;
- if you have been contacted by NHS: Test and Trace
Bill Bryson Library
The Bill Bryson Library is our main University Library, and you will find a fantastic range of resources to support your studies.
Leazes Road Study Space
Leazes Road Study Space provides additional study facilities that are conveniently located for those living in the Gilesgate area.
5 The College
5 The College is located within the cathedral close and is home to the Durham Cathedral Archive and other collections.
Barker Research Library at Palace Green
Our Archives and Special Collections can be found in the Barker Research Library, located within Palace Green Library.
Durham Business School Library
The Business School Library is a self-service library and study space in the Business School building on Mill Hill Lane.
Many colleges at Durham University have their own libraries. Explore them here.
ISC Library at Stockton
The International Study Centre Library in Stockton is primarily for our students enrolled with Study Group.
Teaching and Learning Centre
The Teaching and Learning Centre provides additional study spaces for individual and household group booking.
Learn more about our partner libraries Ushaw College Library and Durham Cathedral Library and how to access the collections.