Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.
The library has four collections, the most important of these to students of natural and environmental sciences is the Library of the Natural History Society of Northumbria (see next tab).
The library has three PCs which are connected to the Newcastle University network and access to the University’s wifi service is also available. A dedicated online catalogue provides access to all of the holdings in the library. Quiet study space is available and advice and guidance is provided by dedicated staff.
The Archives and the Library of the Natural History Society of Northumbria are housed in the GNM Hancock Library. The Library was established in 1829 when the Society was founded. The collection now comprises over 10,000 books and 500 periodicals, of which some 100 are current. It holds a wealth of material on natural history, particularly that of the North East of England. It also contains current material on subjects including flora and fauna, ornithology, geology, ecology, the history of natural history and biodiversity.
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