About the library
The Library was designed by Sir Basil Spence, Glover and Ferguson 1972-75 and opened in 1975. In 2010 and 2013 it underwent major refurbishments.
The Library contains over 148,000 volumes, with access to 120,000 journals (electronic and print) and 179,000 e-books across all subject areas.
Aston University Library is a controlled access building. Aston University staff and students can gain access via uniCARD whereas visitors will need to request access.
The local library catalogue is available online.
Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.
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