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Access core textbooks and search through hundreds of e-books on BibliU.
Referencing help and support.
Reading lists- view essential and recommended reading for each module on your course.
Covid-19 Library information
From the 22nd of January 2021, CU Coventry Library and the Mile Lane campus will be closed.
We are also continuing to offer support online, via Zoom, email or phone.
Although the Library is not open, we have hundreds of thousands of ebooks and online resources.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for support during this time
All students can continue to use Lanchester Library to study, opening times and space booking can be found here
Due to COVID-19 you cannot study in the Library unless you have booked a study space.
To book a study space please contact the Library:
In line with the rest of the building, please wear a face covering when in the library.
Spaces can be booked for up to 4 hours in a single day, bookings can be made up to one week in advance (you can also split daily allotment if you wish e.g. you can have 4 bookings that are each 1 hour long).
Please let us know if you would like to book a desk or a desk with a PC.
All bookable spaces are at least 2 meters apart from any other available spaces. Bookable spaces should be cleaned before and after each use, sanitising equipment will be provided.
Please ensure you bring your student ID card.
Please note: If you are more than 1 hour late for your booking then your space may be given to someone else during busy times. Please contact the library if you know you are going to be late.
To maintain social distancing, access to shelving is currently restricted to staff only.
CU Coventry has a huge collection of e-books and e-journals but there may still be some items that are only available in print.
If you need a printed copy of a book, you can request this at the Library help desk, by calling 02477 659639, or emailing Library@cuc.coventry.ac.uk
Our staff will retrieve the item for you and you will be able to collect from the Library help desk. Books will be held, ready for collection for 1 week.
Please allow up to 24 hours during opening times for requested books to be ready for pickup.
We aim to provide students with individualised advice and guidance on:
writing assignments such as essays, reports and final projects
how to incorporate sources in writing writing critically and analytically
Writing critically and analytically