Email: library@qa.comPhone: 020 7656 8448

Visit the library

Opening hours

  • Birmingham campus library:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
    Tuesday and Thursday: 9.00 am - 7.30 pm

  • London campus library:
    Monday to Thursday, 9.00 am to 7.30 pm
    Friday and Saturday, 9.00 am to 4.45 pm

Book your visit

To visit, we recommend you book a place in advance.

  • Book a place at the Birmingham campus library

  • Book a place at the London campus library


  • Centre City House, 7 Hill St, Birmingham B5 4UA (5th floor)

  • 7-15 Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4SP

  • St James Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FQ (8th Floor); in Manchester, printed copies of textbooks can be borrowed as normal; if you need librarians' assistance, please see the contact details above.

Individual consultations

Librarians can help you with planning your research, selecting relevant sources and accessing them. To book a 30-minute one-to-one conference call, please send an email ( stating your preferred day and time and a short description of your inquiry.

Return books by post

  • place them into an envelope or box;

  • write Freepost QAHE LIBRARY on one line, exactly as shown; no other details are needed;

  • take the package to any Post Office or, if it is small enough, drop into a Royal Mail postbox.

Postage is free.