Student working at a desk in the Business Library. Bookshelves are located to either side of the desk.

Business Library

Welcome to the Business Library - supporting Nottingham University Business School on Jubilee Campus.


Updates  |   Opening times  |  Visiting  |  What's available?  |  Access  |  Help

Library updates

Changes inspired by you: Short stay PCs

Following your feedback, you can now use short stay PCs in libraries for up to 30 minutes, rather than 15.
9 February 2024

Student enquiries at Business Library

Library staff are collecting anonymised details of the topics students ask about the most to help with planning for Castle Meadow Campus.
13 December 2023

Contact the Library Helpline via phone, email or Live Chat. Library status


Opening times

The library will be in vacation opening for the Easter Break. Your guide to the Easter break

Last entry to the library is 15 minutes before the advertised library closing time. Library closing procedures are announced by tannoy.

Opening hours

Day Library and help desk

Monday - Friday

8am - 9.45pm 


9am - 4.45pm


9.30am - 4.45pm


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Visiting the library


Business Library
Top Floor, Business School South
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road

Library essentials

  • Bring your University Card or Library Card for entrance.
    What if I forget my card?
  • Please don't eat hot food in the library.
  • Please don't leave your belongings unattended, keep them with you at all times.

Take a look inside

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What's available in the library?

Facilities and study space


  • Book returns box - near the stairs on A Floor of Business School South
  • Click and Collect - requests for items on NUsearch for collection from the library's reservations shelf
  • Games zone - puzzles, crafts and games for you to take a break on your own or with friends
  • Headphones (with microphone) - available to borrow for up to three hours. Please ask Library staff at the help desk.
  • Help desk - Library staff are available to help with any queries
  • Laptop loans - up to three hours use within the library
  • NUsearch PC - search the library catalogue
  • Print, copy and scan - Print from any university PC or use mobile print.
  • Self-service machine - Borrow and return books with your University Card
  • Short stay PC - Available for use for up to 15 minutes at a time
  • Water refill station
  • Wellbeing notice board - useful information about university support services (near stack 11)

See Access information for details of lifts, accessible toilets and more.

The nearest Prayer rooms can be found nearby in Xu Yafen Building. Visit the Chaplaincy website for more information.

Study space

Drop-in study spaces are available throughout the library.

The following spaces can be booked in advance using Click and Study:

  • Silent Study Space - with or without power point
  • Group Study Room (for 6 people) - large screen, white board and power point

All study spaces are drop-in online after 9pm.

Study space at Business Library


Nearby cafes:

  • The Atrium
  • Starbucks (near the Sports Centre)

Cafe locations and opening times


Books and other resources

The Business Library is home to subject resources for Nottingham University Business School including business, commerce, economics and finance.

Not sure where to start? Take a look at our subject guides to discover the key resources for your subject area including books, journals, databases and more.

How to find books and periodicals

Our libraries use the Library of Congress classification system. You can find the classmark for your item on the library discover tool, NUsearch.

Each bay of shelving has a stack number and lists the classmark ranges available in that bay.

Books and periodical locations
Business Library stack number Classmark and details
 1 Reference collection 
 2 Books: AM7 - H62 
 3 Books: H62 - HC254.5 
 4 Books: HC254.5 - HD30.4
 5 Books: HD30.4 - HD58.8
 6 Books: HD58.8 - HD2341 
 7 Books: HD2346 - HF1001 
 8 Books: HF1007 - HF5414.125 
 9 Books: HF5414.125 - HF5500.15 
10 Books: HF5500.15 - HF5549 
11 Books: HF5549 - HF5657.4
12 Books: HF5657.4 - HG289
13 Books: HG293 - HM586 
14 Books: HM586 - T52.3

Books: T52.3 - Z7164

Oversize Books: BF39 - HB137

16 Oversize Books: HB137 - HD31 
17 Oversize Books: HD31 - HF5415
18 Oversize Books: HF5415 - HF5548.2

Periodicals: G - H
Annals of Tourism Research -
Industrial Relations


Periodicals: H
Industrial Relations (continued) - 
Risk Management


Periodicals: H - HD
Risk Management (continued) - 
California Management Review


Periodicals: HD - HF
California Management Review (continued) - 
Journal of Corporate Citizenship 


Periodicals: HF
Journal of Corporate Finance - 
Marketing Week 


Periodicals: HF
Marketing Week (continued)

Pamphlets and Oversized pamphlets 


Oversize Books: HF5548.32 - TX991.3 

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Access information

You will need your University Card or Library Card for access to the library. Visitor access

Find information about visiting the library on AccessAble.


  • Ground floor door access to Business School South building
  • The library is on the third floor, a lift is available
  • Accessible unisex WC within the library
  • Low level service point
  • Parking for blue badge holders nearby
  • Deaf Alerter system installed
  • Hearing Loop situated at reception desk

Access plans

Access plans showing emergency exits and refuges:


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Help and support

Contact Library staff

  • Library staff (wearing blue lanyards) will be happy to answer any questions about our libraries.
  • Email the Business Library at
  • For general library queries, please contact the Library Helpline by email, phone or Live Chat.

Too noisy?

If you are finding it difficult to study because of noise disruption, please let Library staff know.

You can also message the Library via WhatsApp at 07920 203221.

Health and wellbeing

You will find a HealthyU wellbeing notice board in the library. This includes useful information about support services at the university.

Report and supportGuide to wellbeing support at the university (PDF)


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