What your Library can still do for you now it is closed due to Covid-19

A hugely valuable resource open to you as students is the trained library team, who can offer 1-2-1 support even though the physical library is closed, which can help you with locating references and sources for you.

The Library will continue to support students by offering advice and 1-2-1s online, via email, Skype or Microsoft Teams.

If you need help finding, using and accessing library resources, please contact the library staff via email in the first instance using aldrichbbs@brighton.ac.uk

Email inboxes will be monitored during core business hours 9-5 Monday to Friday.

Further Library Closure FAQs can be found here:


It is possible to work remotely and achieve a very good grade. For the majority of work academics complete for thier own research is completed using sources available as  e-versions via the internet, such as academic journal articles accessed via on-line library, and government reports or statistics, accessed from government webpages, the Office for National Statistics webpages giving links to pdf of reports, etc.

COVID-19: Access to eBooks

Extended access to eBooks already in our collection.

To make it easier for students to access eBooks, some publishers have lifted restrictions on titles published by the University to allow unlimited, simultaneous, access until the end of the semester. Please note that this does not apply to all publishers.

Use the Library Catalogue or OneSearch to search the University’s permanent collection.

Limited time access to ADDITIONAL eBook and eTextbook titles.

Some publishers have opened up their collections and are offering students free access for a limited time. Details of their offers can be found on the Finding Books & eBooks page of your library Subject Guides. Don’t use the Library Catalogue or OneSearch to look for these additional eBook and eTextbook titles. You will need to browse each collection separately using the links provided.

Find your library Subject Guide via the Library (open book) icon on the Student Central Homepage.

For help and advice, contact us using the contact details on your Subject Guide.


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