• Post Graduate Research

    As a post graduate student or researcher you are entitled to borrow up to 25 items at a time, book individual study rooms and have exclusive use of the postgraduate IT area on Floor 2A of the library.

    Access to other libraries & collections

    SCONUL - This reciprocal scheme allows postgraduates and researchers to borrow materials from other academic libraries.
    British Library  - includes over 150 million items with 3 million added per year. Includes manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints, drawing, music scores and patents.
    British Library for Researchers - with guides to assist researchers this facility also has access to materials not on the main site catalogue.
    Public & Academic libraries - as well as access to libraries close to where you live you are entitled to use Southampton public library while a student or ember of staff at Southampton Solent University.
    COPAC - online catalogues of over 90,000UK and Irish libraries including university libraries and specialist research libraries.
    M25 Consortium - 56 member institutions within the M25 region and across the south east offering both physical and online access.

    Journal collections

    Journal TOCS - managed by Heriot-Watt University this collection has access to almost 28,500 journals, many of them open access
    ZETOC - this British Library collection has access to over 29,000 journals and 52 million article citations and conference papers

    Further information for researchers can be found on the Researchers and Postgraduate students help page