Refurbishment work of Level 2, Penryn Campus Library Summer 2017

The Quiet Study Space on level 2 of Penryn Campus Library, which also holds the bulk of the main book collection and AV material, is going to be refurbished during the summer vacation to include –

  • Reconfiguration of the shelving to improve the line of visibility and welfare of students, particularly overnight
  • New furniture to accommodate more individual study spaces
  • New carpets throughout
  • Redecoration
  • LED lighting

In order to make these improvements the book collection in this area will not be accessible from Monday 3rd July until Monday 14th August.  The DVD/music and map collection will be available on request for library staff to collect.  Access to electronic resources via the catalogue will remain unchanged.

Measures to mitigate any inconvenience to your studies include:

  • Unlimited loan limits on STANDARD LOANS until September 2017 (Please take items to the helpdesk to be issued)
  • Recalls will cease on Friday 19th May until September 2017
  • Free Interlibrary loans for Falmouth and Exeter students, including 1st years, on books from the collection range 0-899.99 which are out of circulation during the refurbishment.
  • Sconul access to Universities within the Sconul access scheme
  • Collection at Falmouth Campus unaffected and can be delivered to Penryn Campus
  • Study space at Falmouth Campus Library
  • Loans available from the University of Exeter Streatham Campus can be delivered to Penryn Campus

We want to ensure you have access to all the materials you need for your studies, so will make every effort to source the items you need


If you have any concerns about any of the information, please contact, ask at the library helpdesk or email .