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We are home to approximately 25,000 rare books and over 150 special collections consisting of archives, manuscripts, photographs, books, pamphlets and scores.  It is a unique resource which supports research and teaching, and we welcome both the academic community and the wider public.

PLEASE NOTE: Special Collections Department will be closed for refurbishment for 3 weeks from Monday 15th June. It will re-open on Monday 6th July. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Please note that information about the University's Administrative Archives can be found on the Records Management web pages.