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Computing and other facilities

Computer Room

Use of the Library computer room is restricted to Classical Faculty students. Please collect your personal login and password from the Library Issue Desk, 9am-5pm weekdays.

The computer room contains:

  • 2 Apple Macs
  • 10 PCs
  • 2 Scanners
  • 2 Printers: black & white printing only, single or double-sided
  • Online print charging system

Readers are welcome to use laptops on the Sidgwick Avenue side of the Library. There is a wireless Lapwing facility, to which users log in with their Raven password. 


The Library has a black & white self-service photocopier for student use, located next to the fire exit. Photocopying cards cost £1.50 each and can be purchased from the card dispenser located next to the photocopier. Each card is sold with £1 of credit, and can be recharged with further credit at the card dispenser  as required.
Photocopying with a card costs:
  • 5p per A4 sheet
  • 10p per A3 sheet

The photocopier also accepts cash. Readers can also scan to a memory stick at the photocopier.

When you are photocopying, please observe the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. These legal guidelines are displayed by the machine. 

Microfiche Reader

There is a microfiche reader in room G.17 at the end of the Library. Arrangements can be made to use the microfilm reader in the Library of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

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Opening Hours and Contact Details

Full Term: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 19.00; Saturday 09.00 - 18.00 

Vacation: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00; not open on Saturdays.

Please note: the Library door locks 10 minutes before closing time.

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335154

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