Computer Access


Both site Libraries have water fountains available and you are free to bring your own food to eat whilst using the Library services and resources. 

When visiting the Derby site library, you can  purchase hot drinks and snacks from the library counter to take away, or enjoy whilst studying. The prices are great value and there is a comfy seating area for you to relax and read some of the newspapers and magazines we offer. 

Computers and wifi

The Derby site Library has extensive IT facilities for use. These include:

  • University Room – A number of University Networked PCs and a networked photocopier

  • IT Room – A number of networked PCs providing access to Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Office 2010, GURU and E-Rostering

  • IT Suite – A number of networked PCs providing access to Internet Explorer, Chrome, Office 2010, Adobe, ORMIS, ICM and GURU

  • Internet Café – A number of non-networked PCs allowing Internet access via our WiFi

  • Scanners, CD Writers and DVD players

  • Free WiFi, via Wifi Spark.

The Burton site Library also has extensive IT facilities for use. These include:

  • PCs -  6 open access PCs providing access to Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Office 2010, Reference Manager software and networked printing facilities 

  • Scanning and colour printing facilities are available via our networked photocopier

  • Free WiFi

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Wifi at the Derby site:

• NHS Wi-Fi :- This is the basic, free, patient Wi-Fi offering. It’s suitable to download email and manage instant messaging and some light web browsing, but not suitable for video. It is currently available only at the Derby site, but is being rolled out across the rest of the trust very soon.
• NHS Wifi-Premium :- This is a pay-for faster tier offering, similar to the previous premium service. It is also only available at Derby sites now, but will again be rolled out soon.Once launched on a hospital site, these two networks are immediately useable by non-staff.
• NHS Staff :- This is a free to all trust staff service. It lies between the two services above in terms of speed. It requires an NHS mail, ISS or Skanska email address to access: logon to the network and follow the instructions on the web pages that open.

If there are issues with the service, please contact the  WiFiSpark helpdesk on: 0344 848 9555 or https://support.wifispark.com

Photocopying and printing

Self-service photocopying facilities are available. We also have networked printers on all of our PCs with the exception of the Internet Café at Derby. Printing and photocopying cards can be purchased from the library counter. University of Nottingham at Derby users can use their print/photocopying credit on the PCs and photocopier in the University Room.

Printing at the Burton site is available. Please see a member of the Library staff.

Study facilities and rooms

In addition to our IT Suite and IT Room at Derby, we have over 80 study spaces available for private study. We also have two seminar rooms that can be booked for training, meetings or group study purposes via a member of the library staff. Benches with electric sockets are available in the IT suite for use with personal devices.

Seminar Room 1
IT Training Room

At Burton, in addition to our 6 PCs, we have 7 study spaces available for private study. There are 4 electric sockets available for use with personal devices.

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Library maps and directions

(Please note there are some temporary changes to the layout of the Derby library site.)

View from the Counter - Derby
Fiction Collection - Derby
Eric and the Mural
Seating Area - Derby
Seating Area - Derby
Study Area - Derby
Shelving -Derby
"Uni room" - Derby
Internet Cafe - Derby
QHB Library
QHB Library PCs
QHB Library book collection
QHB Library book collection
QHB Library counter