Library services

The Library is here to support your research through a variety of specialist help, resources and services.

Academic Liaison Librarians

The Faculty has Academic Liason Librarians, who provide specific subject help and training in using the library and online databases which relate to their subject area.

For Mechanical and Automotive/Motorsport Engineering & Mathematical Sciences and Statistics. See the subject help page for a list of available resources.

The Academic Liaison Librarians are always very pleased to help staff and researchers individually with any resources.

Enquiry Desk

Wheatley Library enquiry desk is near the Statistics Collection, beyond the issue counter. It is normally staffed, during semester, Monday - Friday 11.00 - 17.00. At all other times, general help and assistance can be obtained from the staff at the issue counter.

The library also operates an Electronic Enquiry service and provide library guides to help you make good use of the Library, its services and resources.

You can normally expect the following Library services to be available evenings and weekends:

  • Self-service issue and return of books
  • Self-service Short loan
  • Self-service collection of reserved books
  • Black and white photocopying
  • Use of stand-alone, multimedia and networked PCs
  • Use of video players, microfilm and microfiche readers

You can also expect help with:

  • Using the Library Catalogue
  • Simple and directional enquiries
  • Placing reservations and inter-library loan requests
  • Basic trouble shooting with photocopier problems
  • Finding journals in the Library
  • Basic help with using equipment in the Library

Services available when the Library is closed:

  • Books (including Short Loan) may be returned via the book box outside the Library entrance
  • Networked databases can be accessed from pooled computer rooms
  • Internet subscription resources can be accessed in the usual ways

LIBRARY SERVICES

CONTACT US

Enquiries:

Tel: +44 (0)1865 485869 (Answerphone available outside opening hours)

Renewals only:

Tel: +44 (0)1865 483133 (24-hour service)

libraryenquiries@brookes.ac.uk

Fax: +44 (0)1865 485750

Wheatley Library

Oxford Brookes University
Wheatley Campus
Wheatley
OXFORD OX33 1HX
United Kingdom

OPENING HOURS

During semesters the Wheatley campus library is staffed from:

09.00 to 21.00 from Mon to Thurs

09.00 to 18.00 on Fridays

Opening hours at all times are subject to change due to staffing and other considerations. Please check the library page before setting out for a visit. Always bring your id card with you - required for entry / self service