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Where to get library help

Help from the library

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You can find our Library and Digital Support team at the Information Desk on Level 1 as you enter the library. Our core hours are Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00 with a reduced service outside of these times.

We provide support for general library and IT enquiries, including help with:

  • accessing electronic and digital resources.
  • locating books on the shelves.
  • printing, copying and scanning.
  • connecting to the Wi-Fi (Eduroam).
  • your Library and print account.
  • password changes.

Not in the Library? You can contact us via email, phone and Ask Live Chat.

Your Information Specialist

Your Information Specialist (Librarian) can show you how to find resources and assess quality, relevant information, covering topics such as:

  • finding books and e-books
  • finding journal articles
  • using newspapers and magazines
  • getting to know databases and journals
  • internet searches
  • specialist resources.

You can arrange a meeting with your Information Specialist via zoom or email. 

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Sam Brown

Plymouth Business School


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Kim Davis

Biological and Marine Sciences, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences


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Kerri Daymond

Health Professions


Meet Chris Johns video introduction

Chris Johns

Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry, Diagnostic Radiography & Medicine

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Shelagh Nott

Education, Law, Criminology, Anthropology, Sociology, English, History and Politics and International Relations.

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Kate Russell

Engineering, Computing & Maths

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Emily Smart

Nursing, Midwifery & Psychology

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Nicola Tricker

Art, Design & Architecture, Performing Arts and Special Collections

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