The Charles Seale-Hayne Library is open 24/7 and provides access to approximately 350,000 books and multimedia items, 14,000 current journal subscriptions, and a variety of different study environments. In one central location there are the resources you need to carry out research (books, journals, electronic resources), to present your work (computers, printers, photocopiers, loan equipment, shop) and experienced, friendly staff to help you.
Primo library search
Use Primo to search our collections
Primo is our search tool to find the best quality resources to support your learning, teaching and research. Discover specialist databases, theses, books, journal articles and more - both print and digital - with a single search.
New study room booking limit
To meet demand and be fair to all users, there is now a two hour limit on each study room booking.
You can still make 12 bookings per week, including back-to-back if you want longer. Each booking will have its own PIN and need activating separately.Full information on bookable study rooms
Library and IT essentials course
This course is packed with information about the Library and IT services available to you as a Plymouth University student.Library and IT essentials course
Information Specialists and Library Guides
Your Information Specialist can show you how to use information resources effectively -
- and your Library Subject Guide is a collection of relevant resources plus help and support.Your Information Specialist
All about library and digital services
Our focus is on enabling the transformation of information into knowledge
Find out more about library and digital support - including our policies and strategies, our business plan and our organisation structure.About library and digital services
Charles Seale-Hayne Library virtual tour
Take a tour of the Library without getting up
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