All Amity students have full access to Birkbeck Library resources.

Birkbeck Library offers a wide range of assistive technology and services specifically for students with disabilities, including mental health conditions, and dyslexia.

Contact Birkbeck at: or 020 7631 6491.

Library services you can access once you've completed your Study Support Plan.

  • You will get an extra week for your book loans (this doesn't apply to renewals or one day loans).

  • You can ask us to fetch books from the shelf for you.

  • You can request books and other materials in alternative formats (e.g. for use with text-to-speech software).

  • You can ask us to scan or photocopy Library materials for you.

  • You can ask us to post books to you (you will need to post them back to the Library yourself).

  • You can nominate a Student Assistant to borrow and return books for you.

Face-to-Face support

  • Drop in to the Library’s Accessibility Centre during term time between 4pm and 6pm Monday to Friday to talk to a member of staff.

  • Book a one-to-one support session on using assistive software and finding Library material using the catalogue and databases. Email Birkbeck to make an appointment

Online support

  • Help with understanding of your reading list.

  • Find books and articles using the catalogue and databases.

  • Use software to cite your references in assignments and dissertations.