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Philip Robinson Library

Philip Robinson Library

The main campus Library with resources for all subjects except medicine and law.

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Opened in 1982, the Philip Robinson Library is the main campus Library and has resources for all subjects except medicine and law. It was named after Philip Robinson, a bookseller in the city and benefactor to the Library. Find out more About the Library.

The Philip Robinson Library will be open throughout term time. Access to the Library during Service Desk opening hours is available on production of your valid campus ID card or library card and SCONUL email for students and staff of other universities. Newcastle University staff and students may enter at any time with their Newcastle University smartcard.

The IT Service clusters are open 9.00 – 20.00 on weekdays and 11.00 - 16.30 on weekends.

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7662

During Self Service hours only, for queries about access or lost property, telephone the Reception Desk on +44 (0) 191 208 7602

Philip Robinson Library
Jesmond Road West
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

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