University of Bolton Library Contact

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University of Bolton Library Contact

Library General Enquiries

Please contact us if you have an issue regarding book loans, reservations or renewals or access agreements.

Telephone: 01204 903094
Email the Library Desk Team

IT General Enquiries

Please use this if you need to ask about your network account etc, or wish to make a general enquiry regarding computing services.

Telephone: 01204 903444
Email the IT Support Desk Team

Inter-Library Loans

If you have an enquiry for the Inter Library Loans services.

Telephone: 01204 903594
Email Inter-Library Loans

Subject Librarians

If you have a general enquiry about your subject area please contact the Subject Librarians team.

Or if you wish to contact your subject librarian directly click here to view details of Subject Librarians and their subject responsibilities.

Problems with logging onto your network account

If you are experiencing difficulties with your username and password.

Email the IT Support Desk Team

Online Databases and Electronic Journals

If you have an enquiry regarding a database or e-journal we subscribe to.

Email the Subject Librarians team

Res-Net Enquiries

If you are experiencing problems with your Res-Net connection we advise you to check you have read the Res-Net troubleshooting guide on our web pages.

If you want to make any other enquiries regarding Res-Net, please contact the IT Support Desk in person at Eagle Library.

Alternatively email the IT Support Desk Team.

Moodle Enquiries

If you appear to have missing or have problems accessing your Moodle course please initially contact your module/course tutor.

Note: if your Moodle content is incorrect or missing, please contact your module/course tutor.

University Student Liaison Officers

The University of Bolton has 2 Student Liaison Officers:

Debra Elliott: Academic Groups

Engineering, Sports & Sciences, Business, Accountancy & Law, Health & Community Studies.


Kay Loxham: Academic Groups

Art, Design & Language, Creative Technologies, Education & Psychology.

We’d like to hear your comments

The Library welcomes all feedback on the service we offer. Click here to find out the various mechanisms available to get your point of view across.

Contact the Library Manager

You may also write to us at the following address:
Trevor Hodgson,
Library Manager,
The Library,
The University of Bolton,
Deane Road,
Bolton BL3 5AB 

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University of Bolton Library Contact, Our Library Catalogue lists all the items (books, journals, DVDs & theses, newspapers, conference proceedings, videos and CDs) that are available in the Library. You can access the Library Catalogue directly by using the link on the right hand side of the screen. To help you in getting started searching the Library Catalogue we have prepared a quick start guide:

Library Catalogue – My Account

You can access your Library borrower account via the Library Catalogue from both on and off campus. You will need to log into your account in order to:

  • Check when your items are due for return
  • Renew your items
  • Make reservations
  • See if your reservations are ready for collection
  • Check if you have any outstanding fines
  • Save lists of items

Please see the following quick start guide for more detailed information on accessing your Library borrower account online:

Item not in stock?

Can’t find what you are looking for on our Library Catalogue? Then try this list of other options.

It might be worth checking other nearby universities to see if the they stock the item. You may be able to use the SCONUL Access scheme to use the item for reference in the library or borrow the item (depending on your SCONUL Access rights)You could also check local public libraries such as Bolton, Manchester, Salford and Lancashire.

You can always use the Inter-Library Loans service where we will apply to the British Library for the item for a small fee. For further details please see the Inter-Library Loans service web page.

If your item is on a reading list and not stocked by the Library, please speak to the staff at the Subject Help Desk for advice.

Library Help & Support

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Library Desk by email or by phone with specific questions regarding any of our services. Alternatively, visit the Library Desk when you are next on-campus.

Email: Contact the Library Desk

Telephone: 01204 903094 (during Library opening hours)

If you wish to contact the Library Desk duty co-ordinators:

Lisa Croft
Email: Lisa Croft
Telephone: 01204 903092 (during Library opening hours)

Denise Mercer
Email: Denise Mercer
Telephone: 01204 903264 (during Library opening hours)

Roving Assistants
In addition to staff at the Library Desk there are Roving Assistants available in the Library to help with any queries. They can show you how to use the Library Catalogue, Self Service machines and how the shelving system is arranged as well as pointing you in the direction of all our services.

Help Desk
If the item you require is on loan you can always speak to a member of the staff at the Help Desk. The staff can see if the item is available as an e-book or suggest an alternative title if possible.

Email: Contact the Help Desk

Telephone: 01204 903404 (during Library opening hours)

Book Purchase Suggestion Scheme
If you have any recommendations for new titles you think we should buy for the library, please complete the Book Purchase Suggestions form. Purchase will be dependent upon their relevance, and the availability of funds.