Social and Political Sciences Library

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The SPS Library holds material relating to sociology, politics and international relations. We do also hold developmental psychology material, however the majority is held in the Psychology Library on Downing Site. For archaeology and anthropology material, please visit the Haddon Library on Downing Site.


Christmas Vacation Borrowing

Tuesday 2nd December - All books will be due back to the library

Wednesday 3rd December - No borrowing today whilst we do a stock-check. You are welcome to read in the library

Thursday 4th December - Vacation borrowing begins at 9.15am. All books will be due back Thursday 15th January 2015

N.B. Any book overdue on the first day of vacation borrowing will accrue a fine of £3.00 per item per day/part day, and may not be re-borrowed

Opening Hours

Michaelmas Term Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 09.15 - 19.00

Saturday: 10:15 - 17:00 (closed for lunch 12.15 - 13.00)

N.B. There is no admittance or borrowing during the last 15 minutes before closing


Extended Saturday opening - now open until 5pm!

Extended hours on term time Saturdays: 10.15 to 12.15 and 13.00 to 17.00. Library will be closed 12.15 to 13.00.

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Visit our CamTools site for remote access to articles and chapters from your reading lists (raven password required)