We want you to be able to continue studying without the worry of overdue books or late fines for situations out of our control. Please check your library account as we have extended all current loans of Sunderland books until June 1st. We have also suspended our reservation system and fines.

For interlibrary loans, The British Library is currently automatically renewing items as they realise that most borrowers will be unable to return them, so please do not worry if the books become overdue in these circumstances as fines will not be imposed.

If you have any questions about your account and the books you have borrowed, please contact us on

The majority of our e-resources are available off-campus so you can access them from home. We are prioritising buying e-books where they are available.