Library Services


Library Services during the Winter Break

23 November 2023

You can still visit the Student Centre and access online resources between 22 December 2023 and 01 January 2024.

UCL's Portico, decorated for Christmas

The Student Centre will remain open 24/7 throughout the winter break for UCL students and staff only, including on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

All other library sites will close by 17:00 on Friday 22 December and we plan to re-open them on Tuesday 2 January 2024. Please check the Library Opening Hours for the most up to date information.

You can continue to access a wide range of online resources 24/7, available through Explore, our online catalogue. 1-week loans which are borrowed from Friday 15 December will be due back on Tueday 2 January 2024.

The last day to request an item from our Scan and Send and Click and Collect services is by 17:00 on Wednesday 20 December. New requests can be made from Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Help and support

If you have any questions or need more support with using online resources, you can access our Library Frequently Asked Questions or our online Library Skills training.