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The Sir Michael Cobham Library at Talbot Campus and Weston Library in Bournemouth Gateway Building at Lansdowne Campus are open 7 days a week for BU students and postgraduate researchers who cannot study effectively from home. Please remember to pre-book a study space before you arrive, and use our Reserve & Collect service if you would like to borrow books. If you have an enquiry, library staff are available on our online Chat service, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Or you can email Library Support for advice. See Library services - January 2021 onwards for further information, including opening hours. The latest information from BU can be found in the Coronavirus FAQs.

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Our libraries

We have two libraries - The Sir Michael Cobham Library at Talbot Campus and Weston Library at Lansdowne Campus. Find out more about each, as well as how we're constantly improving our services.

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Brightspace

Brightspace provides information and resources to support you during your studies, including unit information, study materials and study skills resources.
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How to cite references

Citing or quoting references is an important part of academic work. Learn about the process and how you're expected to cite references in your work. 

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Study skills

Need help with study skills? Find out about the wide range of resources on offer to help you develop your learning skills.