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iSolutions Helpdesk

iSolutions offer a helpdesk at Hartley Library, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

The desk can be found on the right after entering the library through the turnstiles.

More information about iSolutions, including answers to common questions, is available through the iSolutions website.


The Hartley Library is the main University Library and also home to the University Archives & Special Collections. 

It offers five floor levels of printed books and journals and an extensive collection of online journals and e-books.

The Library has several hundred computer workstations in the building as well as powered study spaces for your own equipment. The wireless network is availble throughout the Library.

Hartley Library opening times vary in term time and vacation. Current opening times can be found from the Opening Hours link at the top of this page.

Finding books in Hartley - call numbers, subjects and locations

Whether you use Webcat or DelphiS you will retrieve call numbers and locations to enable you to locate materials on the shelves of the Hartley Library. These two listings will help you understand which level you need to go to. Once you know your level you can consult floor plans for an exact location.

Getting Help

During Library opening hours staff are able to help with:

  • General enquiries.
  • Library access.
  • Lost property.
  • Group study room enquiries.
  • Equipment sign out, including headphones.

In addition staff are also able to help with the following enquiries during the times listed below:

  • Issuing/returning items.
  • Renewing items.
  • Issuing and returning laptops.
  • User registration, including external member and SCONUL access.
  • Loans and account related enquiries e.g. blocks, bills, suspensions.
  • Subject and resource enquiries.
  Term Vacation
Monday - Friday  8.30am-7.25pm  9am-5.55pm
Saturday 9am-5pm 9am-1pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm No service


Self issue machines, for returning and borrowing books, are available whenever the library is open. A book drop is available for returning items outside of these times.

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