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Library and IT suites

LibraryWarsash Maritime Academy has one of the most extensive nautical libraries in the country. There are significant collections of books, journals, videos, DVDs and other multimedia material searchable from the library catalogue, which fully support students with their maritime study programmes. The library also houses an IT resource centre.

Opening times

During term time

Monday to Thursday: 09.00 - 19.00
Friday: 09.00 - 16.30
Saturday: 13.00 - 17.00
Sunday: closed

During holidays

Monday to Thursday: 09.00 - 17.00
Friday: 09.00 - 16.00
Saturday and Sunday: closed

If you would like somewhere quiet to work or group study during other times you'd usually visit the library, we're making study rooms available in the AJ building between 17.00-21.00, Monday to Thursday and from 16.30-19.00 on Friday with effect from Monday 12 March.

While using AJ classrooms out of hours, please ensure you leave the rooms in a tidy condition and take all your belongings with you when you leave.

If you have any questions about opening hours, please as the library staff or email

More information about the library can be found on the student portal.

Our students also have access to all of the facilities offered by Solent University’s main library, plus the University’s virtual campus, which includes access to a vast range of online learning resources, like the Solent Online Learning (SOL) platform for blended and fully online programme delivery.

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