University of Liverpool Library

Contact details

Website: Contact online/email: Help & Contacts Tel: 0151 794 2679

photo of the Sydney Jones Library

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About the library

The University of Liverpool has two main libraries:

  • Sydney Jones Library - holds the arts, humanities, law, music, archaeology and social and environmental sciences collections. It also holds the Special Collections including the Science Fiction Foundation collection.
  • Harold Cohen Library - holds the science, engineering, medical, dental and veterinary sciences collections.

There is a departmental library at Leahurst Campus (veterinary science).

There is also a library at the University of Liverpool in London campus (postgraduate programmes) on Finsbury Square.

The local library catalogue is available online.

British Library Interlibrary Loan Codes

  • Harold Cohen Library: G2

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Copac? Yes. The Copac local holdings display will tell you if a document is currently on-loan, reference only etc. as well giving you local location details. If you wish to visit the library to use a particular document you should contact the library in advance to ensure the material you need will be available.

Can I obtain items via Inter Library Loan? Yes, subject to the library's local lending policy. You have to request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff about whether they think the document you need is likely to be available for loan and for advice on making an inter-library loan request.

Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - visit the library's web site for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance to ensure the material you need will be available.

How do I find primary source material held at this institution? Visit the University of Liverpool's contributor page at the Archives Hub for information.


University of Liverpool data on Copac

Example record from the University of Liverpool:

A short view of the immorality and profanesness of the English stage, together with the sense of antiquity, upon this argument / by Jeremy Collier.
  Published: London : printed for S. Keble, R. Sare, and H. Hindmarsh 1698

You can browse all the titles on Copac starting with the above title.