Online helpdesk and Library building opening hours

Online helpdesk

Our online Library Talk helpdesk is staffed by University of Sunderland library staff during the times below. During these times you can contact us by live chat, social media, and e-mail.

Monday-Thursday 09:00-19:00 
Friday 09:00-17:00 
Saturday 12:00-16:00 (term time)
Sunday 14:00-18:00 (term time)

Outside these hours and on Bank Holidays, online live chat support is provided by a global 24/7 co-op of librarians. Social media and e-mail enquiries will be answered from the next working day.

Library buildings

Library buildings are open to current students and staff, however, you should only visit the campus if you meet Government criteria. While we will continue to support you from home through our online helpdesk, a limited number of our staff will also be working in our library buildings during some of our opening hours.

The Murray Library

Date Library building open
Thu 13th May 2021 24 hours
Fri 14th May 2021 24 hours
Sat 15th May 2021 24 hours
Sun 16th May 2021 24 hours
Mon 17th May 2021 24 hours
Tue 18th May 2021 24 hours
Wed 19th May 2021 24 hours

View opening hours for further ahead.


St. Peter's Library

Date Library building open
Thu 13th May 2021 08:00 - 23:59
Fri 14th May 2021 08:00 - 23:59
Sat 15th May 2021 10:00 - 23:59
Sun 16th May 2021 10:00 - 23:59
Mon 17th May 2021 08:00 - 23:59
Tue 18th May 2021 08:00 - 23:59
Wed 19th May 2021 08:00 - 23:59

View opening hours for further ahead.

Page reviewed: April 2021