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The Library’s physical space is currently closed throughout Level 5 restrictions.

The Library’s physical space is closed in line with guidance from the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and IADT President David Smith, who have instructed that all on-campus activities for staff and students is to be curtailed throughout Level 5 restrictions.

Please click HERE for information on how to access books during the Level 5 closure.

How it works:

  1. Click the link above, select “Reserve”, and select the location and type of seat you want and click “Show Availability”.
  2. Click the slot you want and click “Submit Times” at the bottom of the page.
  3. Fill in your details in the form and click “Submit my Booking”.
  4. You will receive an email confirming your booking.
  5. When arriving in the Library, check in by either using the camera on your phone to scan the QR code at your desk, or click the link in the email you received. If you do not check in, after 30 minutes your booking will be cancelled and your seat will be available to be booked by someone else. 
  6. When you are leaving, please click the same booking link above to check out and make your space available for others to book (if time remains in the slot).

Important Details


✓ Arrive at your allocated appointment time to prevent queues.

✓ Only sit at the seat number that corresponds to your booking confirmation. Keep your confirmation email.

✓ Wipe the area / equipment to be used before and after you use it with the cleaning materials provided.

✓ Vacate the seat promptly at the end of each booking.


Time Allocation

Please note it is mandatory that you book a space in advance, as you will be unable to use the Library otherwise. Please come to the Library as close as possible to your allocated time slot. Time slots will end on time even if you have arrived late.

Access to the Library

It is also essential that you bring your IDAT card to swipe in and out of the Library for contact tracing purposes. Please knock at the door the Library and you will be admitted and asked to swipe your card.


Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic it is mandatory to wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing when in the Library.

More Information 

For more information on how the Library is operating during level 5 restrictions, please click here.

1.Booking Terms and Conditions

1.1. When you book a seat, you will receive an acknowledgement email.

  1. 2 You must check in when you arrive at your seat. If you do not check in your booking will be cancelled after 30 minutes.

1.3 Swipe in using your IADT student Card when entering and exiting the library.

1.4 Your details may be used for Contact Tracing if required.

1.45 A maximum of 5 hours per day (2.5-hour time slots, 2 slots per day) can be booked.

1.5. Wearing a face covering is mandatory while studying in the library.





Opening Hours

The Library’s physical space is currently closed throughout Level 5 restrictions.

You can find info on how to access books here. We will still be operating our Click & Collect service (with limited collection times), our postal service, and our Scan & Deliver service.

Library staff will be available online from 09:00 – 17:00 to help when the Library space is closed.

Monday Click & Collect 10:00-13:00
Tuesday Click & Collect 10:00-13:00
Wednesday Click & Collect 10:00-13:00
Thursday Click & Collect 10:00-13:00
Friday Click & Collect 10:00-13:00
Saturday & Sunday Closed