Newcastle University

Contact details


Philip Robinson Library Email: Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7601

Walton Library Email: Telephone:+44 (0)191 208 7550

About the library

The Philip Robinson Library is the main campus library and has resources for all subjects except medicine and law.

The Walton Library is the faculty library for Medical Sciences. It serves the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology and Biomedical Sciences as well as the Graduate School and Research Institutes of the Faculty.

The Law Library is located in Newcastle Law School and provides extensive resources for all those engaged in learning and researching law.

The Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms is the newest addition to the University Library. Situated a short walk away from the main campus Library, the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms is a truly digital library offering space to study, think, learn, collaborate and consult.

Newcastle University also contributes to the Archives Hub. To browse descriptions of their archive materials, visit their Archives Hub information page.

British Library inter-library loan codes

Philip Robinson Library

Library code: NW/U-1; policy code: G2

Medical School Library (Walton Library)

Library code: NW/M-1

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? No.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. 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 Newcastle University's records in Library Hub Discover here.