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Libraries reopening for autumn 2020

Libraries will reopen in September 2020 with new measures put in place to support students and staff.

​​To comply with Government regulations for Covid-19 safety, the Visiting and using the University libraries document (pdf) has been created to help staff and students. As well as implementing one way systems and perspex screens at help desks, all visitors are requested to wear face coverings and adhere to the two metre rule for social distancing.

All visitors are encouraged to use hand sanitiser provided within the libraries to use before and after handling books and computer equipment.

Library opening times and dates

Falmer and Queenwood library will open first on Monday 7 September. Followed by Aldrich and St. Peters House libraries opening on Monday 14 September.

All libraries will be opening 9:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday for the first semester.

Finally from 28 September we will be extending the hours of our remote enquiry service to 8pm Monday to Friday, during term time. You can email the library service for further information (

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Robin Coleman • 2 September 2020

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