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Collection Summary

Collection Title
European Documentation Centre
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Academic Library
Contains publications about the European Union and its activities which are supplied to the Library from Brussels. Includes a complete collection of EU legislation. Many documents are web-based

  • Books, journals, pamphlets
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general interest,higher education,research
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Location Details

Coventry University, Lanchester Library
Frederick Lanchester Building ,Lanchester Library Coventry West Midlands CV1 5DD United Kingdom
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024 76887575
024 76887525 
Visiting Information
Term-Time: Monday 8.45am - Midnight (Issue desk closes at 8.45pm) Tuesday 8.45am - Midnight (Issue desk closes at 8.45pm) Wednesday 8.45am - Midnight (Issue desk closes at 8.45pm) Thursday 8.45am - Midnight (Issue desk closes at 8.45pm) Friday 10.00am - Midnight (Issue desk closes at 7.15pm) Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm Check the library's website at www.coventry.ac.uk/library or telephone 024 76887575 for the latest information about opening hours before you visit.
Open to any members of the public for reference and study purposes on completion of an INSPIRE registration form (available at the Library Reception, from the Library website, or form any INSPIRE Library in the Coventry / Warwickshire region); you will also need to show proof of your name and address. Please note: access to electronic resources is limited. Should you wish to borrow material the Librarian will consider requests for membership from external applicants and an annual fee may apply. Please telephone 024 76887575 to arrange an appointment if you wish to view any of the special collections in the library.
Wheelchair/impaired mobility access Lifts with low level buttons and audible floor announcements
Collections Overview
Collection of over 350,000 monographs, approximately 5,000 print journals and a large collection of electronic information sources, including ejournals, bibliographic and full text databases and ebooks in Science, Engineering & Health, Social Science and Business (including the Law Collection) and Arts, Design and Media to support the University's teaching and research interests. There are also some separate collections comprising a Study Skills collection, Slide Library, European Documentation Collection, Statistics Collection and a Company Information collection. The Library also has a number of special collections comprising papers and publications of Frederick Lanchester, Archive of the Gulf War Support Group, Richardson Tapes, papers of the late Dr. Anthony Hobson and the archive of graphic designer Ray Wilfred Wilson.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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