Coventry University Library

Contact details

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Coventry University Library

About the library

Coventry University's library is situated in the Frederick Lanchester Building, and houses physical resources for the whole University. It is open 364 days a year, 24 hours a day - only closing for Christmas Day.

The local library catalogue is available online.

Coventry University Archives, based at the Lanchester Library, contribute to the Archives Hub. To browse descriptions of their archive materials, visit their Archives Hub information page.

British Library inter-library loan codes

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For an explanation of these codes, and for more information on arranging inter-library loans, see the inter-library loans page on the British Library website.

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? Yes.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. See their website for details. You must request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff for advice on ordering an item.

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.


Browse all of Coventry University records in Library Hub Discover here.