Library services

The Support Space

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Support for your academic work is now available in The Support Space on the 2nd floor of the Paul Hamlyn Library. Here you will find advice about academic writing, essay planning, note taking, finding, critically evaluating and using information sources, referencing and IT support.

Scheduled opening hours are as follows:

  Library Support IT Support Engagement Team
Monday-Friday 12pm-3pm (term time only) Library Staffed Opening Times (excluding 12-2) See advertised hours *
Weekends Closed Closed Closed


Support is also available at Paragon and Reading

Outside of the library support hours of operation and at weekends, please request help from the library desk on the ground floor.

Subject-specific advice is always available from your Academic Support Librarian. You can make an appointment by email or via the subject guide.

Engagement Team

* The Academic Drop-ins are open to all UWL students seeking additional support.  For more details, please contact the Engagement Team.

Academic Skills Workshops are available at the following times.

Workshops and Drop in sessions for language support are additionally provided by the Engagement Team on a regular basis and provide an opportunity for you to ask language related questions and seek solutions on a one to one basis. No appointment needed.




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Call us: 020 8231 2405 (Ealing) or 020 8209 4434 (Reading, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)