Using the Library

Borrow, and return books

Fetch Service

Use the Fetch Service  – Items fetched by staff from the ‘closed access’ areas of the Library.

Notebook, and iPad loans

Everyware Service  – Free loans within the Library of Apple MacBook Pros & Airs, Windows notebooks and iPads.


Connect to WiFi

Copy, scan, print

Rent a private study carrel, and Venue hire

Library Guides

Library Guides – Help with classmarks, copyright, information for SAS students and staff, Library Catalogue EndNote filter, eBooks, map holdings, newspapers and current affairs.

Training and induction sessions

Book a training, induction session for your students.

Other services

Cafe, and drinking water

The South Block Cafe is located on the ground floor (directly behind the Ceremonial Staircase). It serves hot and cold food and drinks. You can bring bottled water into the main Library (but not the Special Collections reading room). Water dispensers are located in the Service Hall, 4th floor.

Get help

Get assistance from a member of staff

Library Regulations

View the Library Regulations