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Open today: St Peter's Library 10:00 - 23:59 / The Murray Library 10:00 - 02:00


Both The Murray Library and St. Peter's Library are open access buildings. The general public can use our learning spaces during our staffed opening hours. We also offer borrowing rights to a range of guest types.

The information on this page describes our different guest types. Discover the services you may be eligible for and any ID that you will need to bring with you when you visit. Please note that guests are not eligible to borrow 1 Day Loan items, make interlibrary loan requests, or reserve items.

General guest types

Guest TypeBorrowing RightsID
Alumni Association 4 items Alumni Association membership
Retired Staff 4 items Evidence of previous University employment
Sunderland City / College Libraries  Reference City / College library card
Sunderland City Hospital 4 items University library card (issued at hospital library)
Sunderland Law Society Reference Law Society membership

Guests from other UK Universities

To use our libraries through the SCONUL Access scheme, you will need to register online. When you visit us, please bring your acceptance email and library card from your home institution.
SCONUL Access SchemeSCONUL BandBorrowing Rights
University staff and researchers A 4 items
Part-time and distance learners B 4 items
Full-time postgraduate taught Masters C 4 items
Full-time undergraduates R Reference
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