University of Sunderland Library

Contact details

Website: Email: Telephone: +44 (0)191 5153691

About the library

We are a post 92 University with campuses in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong. Our Special Collections are based in the Murray Library at the Sunderland campus and include:

  • Lord Putnam Collection
  • Kate Adie Collection
  • North East England Mining Archive & Research Centre (NEEMARC)
  • Sidney Pollard Collection

The local library catalogue is available online.

University of Sunderland Special Collections 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

Library code


Policy code


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. 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 University of Sunderland Library records in Library Hub Discover here.