Oct 15

How will the work in 2015 affect me?

Your Library

The Library is open 24/7 so you can study at times that are convenient for you, It will not close during the development work. The extension will be completed in spring 2015 and is the flagship project of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

The materials you need

Access over 1 million books, journals and multimedia items, many available online – specifically chosen to support the courses and subject areas taught at Kent. All collections will be available during the development work.

Find resources easily

The Library catalogue, reading lists and a virtual learning environment help you discover and access the best resources for your studies, with user-friendly search and study tools. The location of materials in the Library may vary during the development work, but the catalogue location information will always guide you to the resources you need.

Study spaces to suit you

Students have a wide choice of silent and quiet study zones, a social learning zone with café and IT facilities, and group study facilities. The silent study zones are located to give the optimal student experience.

Great facilities

The Library offers hundreds of student PCs, loan laptops, WiFi, photocopying and printing facilities. These will be available during the development.

A range of ways to get help and support

Get help with your queries or in-depth support and training – in person, over the phone or online, whichever suits you best.

Study wherever you are

With online access to library and IT resources 24 hours a day, you can take control of where and when you want to study.

Interesting and unique collections and archives

The Library houses its own Special Collections and the British Cartoon Archive and has a partnership with Canterbury Cathedral Library – giving you access to rare, historic and specialised material relevant to a wide range of subject areas.

Get connected with WiFi and internet

Free Wifi access is available across the campus, including the Templeman Library, for you to use laptops and mobile devices.