Our buildings

Our buildings are open to current University of Sunderland students, members of staff, and guests with space to study and browse our collections. We have a range of different learning space for you to choose from, where you can use your own devices or one of our computers.

Visiting with children

and young people

Our main floor study areas and our PC clusters can be used on a first-come, first-served basis. Our individual study rooms must be booked in advance. You will need to use your campus card or guest access card to use the library gates.

You can view the opening hours for our Sunderland library buildings online. The University provides information on travel and parking.

Exterior photograph of St. Peter's Library on the Sir Tom Cowie Campus in Sunderland.

St. Peter's Library (Sir Tom Cowie Campus)

Spaces include: Open floor study desks and a bookable study room.
Collections include:
Exhibition Catalogues, Arts, Architecture, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, Painting, Printmaking, Media, Literature, Education, Social Sciences, Languages, Computing, Engineering, Business, Law, Tourism.
Address: The Prospect Building, The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St. Peter's, Sunderland, SR6 0DD
Interactive map: Click here.

Library@DavidGoldman (Sir Tom Cowie Campus) - anticipated opening week beginning Monday 26 September

Spaces include: Open floor study desks and five bookable study rooms.
Collections include:
Photography, Computer Art, Film, Video, Music, Performing Arts, Literature, History.
Address: The David Goldman Technology Centre, The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St. Peter's, Sunderland, SR6 0DD

Exterior photograph of The Murray Library in Sunderland.

Library@Murray (City Campus)

Spaces include: Open floor study desks and a bookable study room.
Collections include:
Medicine, Health, Natural Sciences, Sport Science, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Counselling, Social Sciences.
Address: The Murray Library, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD.
Interactive map: Click here.

Library@Pasteur (City Campus) - opening Tuesday 20 September

Spaces include: Open floor study desks, study booths, group study booths, and ten bookable study rooms.
Address: Pasteur Building, Sciences Complex, Sunderland, SR1 3SD.