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Library Guides

DRDP: Contact us

A guide for Doctoral Researchers at University of Westminster

Contact your academic engagement librarian

Find how to contact the academic engagement librarian for your subject area via 

Live chat service

Student Centre Counters 

Student Centre counters are currently open

Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (10am to 6pm Wednesdays)

We are also available to support you online via live chat and our Academic Engagement Librarians and Learning Developers are able to offer advice online. 

Study Spaces

All libraries provide designated group, individual and distanced individual study space. Posters clearly identify these spaces. For the safety and comfort of all, please respect the guidelines outlined on the posters. If you need further information, please check with customer services staff onsite.

Online Chat

Customer services staff are also available to help with your queries via our online chat service

This service is available:

Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm (10am to 8pm Wednesdays)

We know how easy it is to get stuck and we want to help you resolve any issues as quickly as possible. We can usually do this in one chat but will direct your query onwards if necessary.

We respond to chat requests in an average of just 11 seconds and our user rating is 3.8 out of four stars.

Contact the Archive team

The Archive team can help you if you would like to use our own collections, or help you to find and use archive collections elsewhere.

Contact them by emailing

Archival research can be time-consuming so please make sure you give them as much time as possible to help you. 


Book an appointment with us! 

Academic Engagement Librarians

Advice on subject-specific research and referencing.

Academic Learning Developers

Advice on academic writing and other study skills topics (see our online guides for topics we help with).