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2020 Using the Research Collections



You'll need to email us to arrange an appointment to view the collections. Appointments are usually between the following times, depending on staff availability and building closures:

Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm

Friday 9am -  4pm



Photography is permitted at the discretion of the staff for the purposes of private research and study.  Here are the conditions of use:

  • No flash photography
  • Handle items with care, using foam supports and weights as necessary, and avoiding any unnecessary stress to the item such as bending book spines or removing file fastenings
  • You can only photograph items in an area designated by a member of staff
  • You must record all the material you photograph on the form provided and return the signed form to a member of staff

Please note that these conditions do not authorise the publication of photographs in any format, physical or electronic. Please ask a member of staff if you wish to publish any of the photographs you take.

The above conditions apply to photography only and they do not cover the use of scanners. If you wish to scan material, please ask a member of staff. 




Research Collections


Research Collections

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Research Collections, University of Worcester
The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts
Worcester, WR1 3PD