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New to the Library? We've created an introduction to our services and offer just for you.

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Welcome to UEA Library!  

The Library is an inclusive and welcoming place for you to study, discover, learn and create. We are home to thousands of physical and digital resources, and a host of friendly faces to help you with your studies. 

Getting Started

UEA Library has a range of services to support you in studying for your degree or for undertaking research. There are plenty of resources on this site to help you, plus our friendly Library team are happy and ready to help. 

For a brief overview of our key services, you can have a read of our UEA Library Welcome Guide. Or you can go to our Start Your Journey pages for an introduction to the Library.


Video Tutorials

Take a look at our welcome to the Library video series to get acquainted with our study spaces, resources and more.

Welcome Videos


LEAN Library

Want to make studying and finding resources easier and quicker? LEAN Library is a browser extension that gets you instant access to thousands of resources. You can download it here.

LEAN Library Download


Subject Guides

Subject Guides are online guides to your subject. They contain links to relevant resources and databases, as well as recommendations for helpful study tools and apps.  

Subject Guides are created by our expert Academic Librarian team, so you can rest assured that they contain the best advice.

Subject Guides

Frequently Asked Questions:

Take a look at our Subject Guides for subject specific help and advice. Or you can speak to your Academic Librarian for support with finding quality resources or information management.

Our First Assignment site has videos, advice, tips and tricks to help you with writing assignments. You can also take a look at our referencing page for referencing support.

You can contact us with any questions or queries you may have about the Library and Library services. Our Helpdesk team are based on Floor 0 in the building and are happy to chat to you. See our opening hours page for information on when they can be contacted.

The Library has a range of accessibility services to support all students and staff. Find out more on our accessibility and assistive technology page.

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