Library Services A-Z

Find out about the services we have in place to help you



  • Book picking - ask us to collect books from the shelves once you've registered with Disability Advice
  • Book renewal - you don’t need to worry about this one: books will renew automatically unless requested by someone else, then you’ll be emailed


  • Cafe with hot water and Microwave - if you’re here for a long study session you can get refreshments
  • Click & Study - book a desk in the Library


  • Elements - build your research profile


  • Family Study Room - come and study in a space where your children can join, once you've registered with our membership team
  • FigShare - store your research data
  • Floorplans - find something in the building


  • Infohub - get help if you’re working in the building
  • InterLibrary requests - request a book from another Library if we don't have it
  • ITS - get help with IT issues


  • The Keep - find materials from our Special Collections archive



  • Membership - become a member of the library if you are not already registered at Sussex


  • Online Chat - get help from Library staff if you’re working online (the yellow button on this page)



  • Research Hive - a space on the top floor of the Library for Researchers
  • RLF Fellows - book a 1-2-1 with a professional writer who can help you to improve your writing
  • Room bookings - book a study room in the Library for group work


  • SCONUL access - visit other academic libraries if you're away from campus
  • Skills Hub - develop your academic skills and find out how to reference
  • Social media library channels - keep up to date with library events, training and more
  • Subject Guides - find Library resources for your specific subject area


A quick guide to our service points

Go to the Info Hub if you need to:

  • Find something in the Library (or you can use our floorplans)
  • Collect an interlibrary request
  • Borrow headphones
  • Use a stapler or hole-punch
  • Speak to a member of staff
  • Get help with any of our self-service points.

Go to the Reception Desk if you need to:

  • Enter the Library
  • Claim lost property (including library cards)
  • Use a locker
  • Borrow an iPhone or USB-C cable for the charging lockers 
  • Collect a library card (after you apply for membership online)
  • Speak to a member of staff.