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Library: Opening Hours

Our professional team of staff offer a wide range of services to all QMU students, staff and visitors. From help with joining and borrowing; enquiry service, interlibrary loans and photocopying as well as subject support from Liaison Librarians.

Opening hours

The Learning Resource Centre is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


                        Staffed hours during semester
0900 - 2100
0900 - 2100
0900 - 2100
0900 - 2100
0900 - 1900
0900 - 1700
0900 - 1700



During semester time the LRC is staffed from 9am to 9pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7pm on Friday and  9am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Outwith these times QMU students and staff only will be able to carry on using the LRC for study and self-service. 


If the Fire Alarm sounds whilst you are in the LRC, go to the nearest fire exit. You must then go to our closest Assembly Point and wait for further instructions. Do NOT remain in the building.

Any items that require to be issued by staff will not be able to be borrowed during unstaffed hours – e.g. DVDs items, items on hold or inter-library loans. All queries should be directed to, where they will be answered as soon as possible during the next working day.

If you have any problems relating to access during the non-staffed hours, or if the alarm sounds as you enter/exit the LRC, please see the Security staff at main reception.

Please remember that off-campus access to all electronic resources is available through the Remote Desktop service.