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Your study environment

All users are expected to familiarise themselves with the Library Services Code of Conduct.

Your safety and security

Personal security

To ensure your safety and security when in the library, CCTV is in operation and routine patrols are undertaken.

  • Always have your City card to visit the library
  • Keep valuables with you.  Unattended items may be removed.
  • Be vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour.
  • Follow instructions given by staff in an emergency and learn the evacuation routes.
  • Access to the library outside our regular staffed hours (after 9pm weekdays and 6pm at weekends) is for City students and staff only.

Food and drink

  • Hot food is prohibited throughout the library.   Cold snack food is permitted.
  • Hot and cold lidded drinks (except alcoholic drinks) are permitted in all areas of the library.


  • Silence must be observed in all silent study spaces
  • Where group study space is provided, conversations must be kept to a low a level.e
  • Conversation must be kept to a low level within the PC labs.

Mobile Phones

  • Mobile phones must be set to silent mode before entering the library
  • It is prohibited to make or receive calls in silent study spaces
  • Mobile phone calls are permitted in group study areas provided they do not cause disturbance to other library users.

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City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.