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Library Sites: Home

The University Library has a number of different sites and supports all members of the University community, plus NHS colleagues at University Hospital Southampton and NOC colleagues at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton.

Hartley Library

The Hartley Library is the largest site, supporting all academic units based at the Highfield Campus - and it has the longest opening hours. The Hartley opens for 24 hours during peak academic weeks.

It's also the home of the Hartley Library’s Special Collections including the Anglo-Jewish Archives, Wellington Papers, Broadlands Archive, rare books and printed collections such as the Parkes Library and Cope Collection.

Digital Humanities Partnership

Digital Humanities | Humanities | University of Southampton

In 2021, the space occupied by the Avenue Library & Learning Commons was transformed into a flexible learning/researching space as development of a new Faculty-Library partnership in the area of Digital Humanities. This new Digital Humanities facility is open to staff and students.

National Oceanographic Library

The new National Oceanographic Library | Ocean and Earth Science, National  Oceanography Centre Southampton | University of Southampton

The National Oceanographic Library is a specialist ocean and earth science library. This guide will tell you more about the resources and services we offer to support learning, teaching and research at the National Oceanography Centre and in the oceanographic community.




Winchester School of Art Library

Library workshops at WSA : Reflection & Research | Winchester School of Art  Library Blog

The Winchester School of Art Library is a specialist art and design library supporting education and research. Resources include Archives, Artists books, Exhibition Catalogues and the Knitting Reference Library.  


Health Services Library

Southampton General Hospital

The Health Services Library supports University staff and students based at Southampton General Hospital. It also provides services and resources to NHS staff at UHS and Solent NHS Trust.





Malaysia Campus


The Malaysia Campus Library is a cutting edge digital library providing all the resources and study spaces needed by our students based in Malaysia.