University of Warwick

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University of Warwick Library

About the library

The University of Warwick Library holds 1.2 million printed volumes and has study space for approximately 1500 people.

The library holds a number of Special Collections:/

  1. 1. Ethnicity and Migration Collections: the combined collections of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations and the Institute of Race Relations
  2. 2. Official Publications section: the library holds official publications from the UK and is also a European Documentation Centre
  3. 3. German Literature: the library holds the best university collection of post-1945 German literature in the UK
  4. 4. Modern Records Centre holds the university's rare books, theses and archives

The local library catalogue is available online.

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? 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 University of Warwick's records in Library Hub Discover here.