Library and computing
- The Library is open 24/7
- Over 500,000 books, 20,000 electronic journals and 18,000 journals
- Subject specialist librarians
- More than 1,500 PCs available to use across campus
- IT training courses available
Our modern IT and library facilities give you access to excellent learning resources, which are vital to your studies.
The Library is situated at the heart of the campus and is open 24 hours a day, every day - meaning you can work in a way which suits you.
We have over 500,000 books and periodicals and we invest heavily in electronic journals and databases.
Research published by members of the University is stored in an electronic repository so it is instantly available to all.
You can access our catalogue online, check for available PCs and renew books. We have extensive 24 hour photocopying, scanning and printing services.
The University of Bath Computing Services (BUCS) will issue you with a computer username and password before you join the University to allow you to access all our services.
We have over 1000 computers across the library and our four general access computing labs. In addition, many departments have their own computing labs and there are terminals in the foyers of most buildings - whether you want to check email or write your thesis, computing access is always available.
There is wireless internet access available from virtually all public areas of campus, and internet access is provided in all on campus accommodation.
Help and advice
We have a friendly help desk located in the Library where you can bring your computing queries, or you can use the online help service.
The computer shop is located in the Library and sells PC software, hardward and accessories. As it's a non-profit making service, you will often find excellent discounts on many products.
BUCS provides IT training courses forpostgraduates. Their facilities include a fully equipped video conferencing suite and recently updated TV studio.