External view of Djanogly Learning Resource Centre

24-hour opening hours

Three of our libraries (one per campus) will be open 24-hours for most of term time during the 2023-24 academic year.



24-hour dates for 2023/24

You will need your University Card for access to the libraries.

Spring term

  • Monday 15 January (8am) - Thursday 28 March (9.45pm): George Green Library (University Park), James Cameron-Gifford Library (Sutton Bonington) and Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Jubilee)

Summer term

  • Monday 29 April (8am) - Friday 21 June (9.45pm): George Green Library (University Park), James Cameron-Gifford Library (Sutton Bonington) and Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Jubilee)

24-hour spaces outside extended opening hours

When our libraries are not open 24-hours there are still spaces that are available for use 24/7. You will need your University Card for entry.

  • Sutton Bonington - the silent study space in James Cameron-Gifford Library and the computer rooms on B floor are available 24/7 all-year round. These spaces can be accessed via the Main Building after the main library area is closed.
  • Jubilee Campus - the computer room at the top of the library is open 24/7. 
  • University Park - 24/7 computer rooms are available.

Using 24-hour library spaces

Don't forget your University Card

Please bring your University Card for access to our libraries.

During extended opening hours, we will only be able to provide access to the library via University Card or the MyNottingham app.

If you leave the library for a break, please make sure you have the MyNottingham app for re-entry.

Find out more


Library facilities and support

  • Study spaces can be booked via Click and Study until 8.45pm. After this time, all library spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis, including group spaces for collaborative working.
  • Books can be borrowed using the self-service machines. You will need your University Card.
  • You’re welcome to bring drinks and cold food into our libraries. Please only eat hot food in designated café areas.
  • After 10pm, our library spaces are monitored by Octavian Security who carry out regular welfare walk rounds. You can get in touch with them by texting or calling the Text Noise mobile number displayed on posters throughout each library.



Studying and wellbeing top tips

Here are some of our top tips for making the most of your study time and looking after your wellbeing.

  • Start your studies as early as possible, set yourself an achievable target (such as a set number of chapters or words) and head home to get some rest once complete. 
  • Many of the lights in our libraries are movement activated. If the lights near you turn off, please move around to activate them. Please do not work in the dark.
  • The Support and Wellbeing Service are available to support you with your studies.

Study skills

  • Visit your Faculty’s Student Academic Skills Moodle for guidance and webinars on study strategies, including time management.
  • Download the HealthyU exams toolkit for guidance on preparing for assessments.
  • Utilise your playlists, the right music can really help you focus. We've created some custom playlists to help you get in the zone for studying. Give them a try.

Staying safe

  • For advice on planning your journey home, visit the Personal Safety and Student Safety webpages, which includes details of the Safer Taxi Scheme. Where possible, avoid travelling alone.
  • In an emergency, you can contact University Security by calling 0115 951 8888.
  • If you need support, or are concerned about your health or wellbeing, you can find useful contacts on the HealthyU website and notice boards in each of our libraries.



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