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CU London Libraries

The CU London Libraries are available to all staff and students, and provide access to print and electronic resources, as well as spaces to study. The print collection is largely focused on supporting teaching activities, and includes all materials on module reading lists. We also have background and additional reading materials, as well as a selection of resources to support study and language skills.

We have a wide range of electronic resources, including e-books, e-journals and subscription databases. These support all our courses, and are accessible via Locate or your subject guides.


Information on the new Greenwich campus Library will be provided as soon as possible.

Dagenham Library Book Drop

You can place your book(s) in the box at the front entrance of the building between 8:30am and 6pm Monday – Saturday.

A member of the Security Team will take the book(s) inside.

Please allow time for the book(s) to come off of your account as they will be quarantined.

If you have any issues, please call the number on the notice at the front entrance of the building or the Library phone number - 020 3873 0709/0654.

You will only be allowed into the Library if you have…

  • pre-booked a study space
  • an appointment with a Librarian (workshops will be available online)
  • requested books via our Click and Collect service

You must have your ID card and booking confirmation to enter.


The Dagenham Library is now located in the North Wing on the second floor.

There is a one-way system, entering from the marble area and leaving by the large staircase at the end of the building.

You can still access the printer and self-service machine in the classroom to the left of the Library entrance.

Due to COVID 19, you will only be allowed to study in the Library if you have a study space booked. This is required for Track and Trace purposes.

To book a study space online, click on the space booking buttons on the home page. Select a date and time and follow the instructions. Once you have completed your booking your will receive a confirmation email. You can only book 1-4 hours per day.  This is required for Track and Trace purposes.

To book a study space over the phone, please call 0203 873 0709/0654.

To book a study space by email, please write to library@cul.coventry.ac.uk.

To book a study space in person, visit the Library desk and a member of staff will book one for you. We strongly recommend that you book ahead to guarantee a space.

 

Please clean the space before and after use.


Spaces available

  • Desk with PC
  • Desk with power
  • Desk without power

To borrow books, you are now required to request items from the Library team in advance. You can contact the Library by phone or email, or you can reserve books online via Locate. The books will be picked for you and you will receive a confirmation email when your books are ready to collect from the Library desk.

Staff and students are no longer permitted to browse the books.

Email: library@cul.coventry.ac.uk

Phone: 0203 873 0709/0654.

Live Chat

Dagenham Library

You will find the self-service machine in the classroom to the left of the entrance of the Library. Once you have returned your books, please place them on the trolley. The Library team will collect the books and quarantine them for 72 hours.

Live Chat

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Click the Live Chat button and follow the prompts on your screen to chat with a Librarian, either by text or video.

Contact details & Opening hours

Phone: 020 3873 0709/0654

Dagenham email: library@cul.coventry.ac.uk

Greenwich email: greenwichlibrary.cul@coventry.ac.uk

Dagenham Library opening hours:

Monday 8:30-18:30
Tuesday 8:30-18:30
Wednesday 8:30-18:30
Thursday 8:30-18:30
Friday 8:30-18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed