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Access for All

Using the Library

The Library is committed to ensuring that it remains accessible to all users and that students are supported throughout their time at University

Building access

Image showing the entrance to the Emily Wilding Davison Building where the library is located              Close up image of the accessible doors at the main building entrance

• Ground Floor – Main Building Entrance (Founders Square) level entrance and self-opening doors

     Image showing the rear entrance to the Emily Wilding Davison Building with ramped access                   Inage showing the wide entrance to the library on the ground floor

• Ground Floor – Second Building Entrance (opposite Arts Building) ramped access and self-opening doors

• Ground Floor – Library Entrance wide access gate


There are four lifts in the building:

Image showing three lifts on the ground floor of the library to all levels except the mezzanine              Image showing the lift from the second floor to the mezzanine in the Feature Wing Side of the library

• Three lifts in the Library foyer go to all floors except the mezzanine
• One lift on the second floor by the oversize books goes to the mezzanine level

        Image showing emergency refuge point located in the stairwells on each floor                 Image showing emergency call point intercom to alert Security

Emergency Egress - each stairwell is a refuge for wheelchair users or people with mobility difficulties, in an emergency please go to these areas and use the call points to alert security to your presence.

Accessible toilets

Image showing the door to a disabled toilet and signage

• There are accessible toilets on the Ground, First and Second floors.

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