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Library Induction

A hub for everything you need to be introduced to the library. Click on the menu to explore further.

wifi, computing and software

Connecting to our Wi-Fi

Our Wi-Fi is called eduroam.

For a faster and more secure service University students and staff should connect to eduroam and not Guest WiFi UoP.

It's quick and easy to connect your Laptop or Phone to our Wi-Fi 

Search for the network eduroam and enter your University email and Password

Full instructions for your device can be found here                                          

Using our computers

  • We have PCs and a number of Macs in the Library available for students to use on a first-come basis.
  • To log in you will need to use your University email and password.
  • There are computing areas in the 24/7 Learning Space, Level 0 and Level 1 with a limited number of PCs on Level 2 and Level 3.


In the Library

We have a variety of software available on our computers including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative cloud.

At home

You can download Office 365 for free which includes Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Have a look at the software you can use and how to download it on our Work at Home page.

University of Plymouth App

Go to an app store and search for University of Plymouth to download our app.

You'll get quick, easy access to

  • The Library. See what books you have on loan, our opening times and other useful links                                   
  • Your University email
  • Learning Spaces. Where you can find study spaces across campus.
  • DLE
  • Your timetable
  • LinkedIn Learning   
  • Study support
  • Maps
  • Student Union

and much more.

Digital Skills Support

There are a number of digital skills you will need to learn during your course that will benefit you, both during your time at University and beyond into the workplace.

Some of these will be discipline specific and may involve learning or being able to use specific software, but some of the most important digital skills will be more general, such as being able to confidently being able to use productivity tools like Office 365 for coursework and assignments, or utilising tools like Zoom and MS Teams for collaboration or communication.

You may find that you need to display information or data visually using posters, videos or a variety of media. Learn more about digital skills at

Also available: Student IT Troubleshooting - Drop-in Sessions in the CSH Library plus bookable training sessions on Office 365, Endnote, Panopto, Pebblepad and making the most of the DLE. Visit MyCareer to book your place.