The Special Collections and Archives (SC&A) reading room has places for 19 readers, with power sockets and wireless internet access (via eduroam or Guestnet). Readers may apply to use their own digital camera (no flash).
The SC&A teaching room can be booked by academics for lectures and classes of up to 12 students. Items from the collections can be made available for the session and staff are available to discuss the collections.
Make a teaching room booking enquiry
To consult material, you must contact us in advance to make an appointment. Appointments must be made by 4pm at the latest the day before your intended visit.
Please provide the reference numbers, titles, dates and any further applicable information (such as issue no. or volume) of the material you wish to consult. This information may be located via the online catalogues.
Non-University of Liverpool visitors should bring some form of photo ID (e.g. driving licence, travel pass, passport).
The Special Collections & Archives reception area and reading room is on the ground floor of the Grove Wing, Sydney Jones Library.
The Sydney Jones Library is building 423 on the University campus map.
The physical address is: Sydney Jones Library, Chatham Street, Liverpool, L69 7WZ.
While the postal address is: Special Collections and Archives, Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool, PO BOX 123, Liverpool, L69 3DA .