The library

With hundreds of thousands of books and plenty of room for research and study, our spacious library offers all the tools and resources you need to succeed. Whether you want to work in silence or collaborate on new ideas, you’ll find the perfect space across the library’s three floors – from comfortable sofas and individual study desks to group study rooms and open plan group study pods.

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Broaden your mind

With unrivalled access to archives and special collections and a host of new content, books, journals, databases and ebooks added each year, the library is the perfect place to broaden your mind and indulge your appetite for knowledge.

Postgraduate Research Zone

The Research Zone is the main place for Institute of Advanced Studies postgraduate research training and workshops. It's an inspiring place that features a 60-seat lecture space, presentation and video conferencing facilities, two boardrooms and an informal meeting area. Postgraduate research students can use the space as they wish – for example, as a quiet study space or meeting area.

You'll find more details about the full range of library services available to University of Stirling students, staff and visitors on our Information Services webpages – including how to access our online research repository, IT services available, public memberships and more.

Contact us

Need more information about the library? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help.