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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Updated return to campus and pre-book your on-campus COVID test


During opening hours you can collect books that you have reserved in advance via the ‘Click and Collect’ service or return books. Please access this online service here:

Please only stay on campus for the time it takes you to collect or return books, to support our safety efforts and reduce the number of people on campus. 

You cannot stay and study on campus unless you have pre-booked a space in the IT lab (13a&b), which can be arranged here: 

You can borrow and return items at the library on the London campus and you can also request books and journal articles from the other University of Cumbria libraries through OneSearch. You may find this guide useful: University of Cumbria in London campus - what's available to me?

The library at the London campus is offering a click and collect service for you to get the books that you need.  There are signs on campus to help you to observe safe social distancing. 


London library opening hours

If you have library books out they will auto renew until the end of your course.  We are running a 'click and collect' service for library books - you place a request in OneSearch and we will send you an email when your books are ready for collection. We will issue them straight to your library account so all you need to do is call in and pick up your bag of books! 

If you need any information or have any questions please email

If you are working on an assignment and need any help, for instance with referencing or finding a particular resource, please email If you are studying in the evening or at the weekend and have a query please use the Ask a Librarian Service.

See Studying from home for more details, support and guidance.


April 12 - May 2 2021

Monday - Friday 

9.00am - 5.00pm

Saturday and  Sunday 


May 3 - May 9 2021



Tuesday - Friday 


9.00am - 5.00pm 

Saturday and Sunday



May 10 - May 16 2021

Monday - Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Saturday and Sunday




Address: 58 East India Dock Road


E14 6JE


T: 0207 517 4805

Finding our London Campus

Support available for London students

For teaching practice materials, the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Service has an extensive collection of materials to support your teaching practice. The Schools Library Service is at 229, Bethnal Green Road E2 6AB, and is open 10 – 6 Monday to Thursday and 10 – 4 on Friday. Please remember to take your Cumbria Card with you. Please check the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Service website for holiday opening times and for more information.

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