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GLION - UR Library Guide

This guide provides information on Library and IT resources for GLION students and staff.

Resources & IT provision

All online resources including ebooks are provided by Glion Switzerland via Glion Online Library:

‚ÄčThe Glion Online Library website provides step-by-step guidance with videos which cover:

  • Guidance for first time users on how to create an account to login to the Glion Online Library
  • How to refine a search to find eBooks using Glion’s Discovery Service
  • How to search Glion Online Library’s A-Z listing to find ejournal titles
  • How to find articles in the Glion Online Library


The Glion Collection is located on the 2nd floor of the Library (near the Foyle Reading Room). The collection consists of print books and DVDs. Glion students can also borrow from the Library's main collection. Use the Library Catalogue to find out which items are held.

Loan information:

  • Items from the GLION collection can be borrowed for up to 28 days, these are automatically renewed up to 20 times.
  • Items from the Library's main collection can also be borrowed; loanable for up to 14 days, with automatic renewal up to 18 times.
  • Students can borrow a maximum of 30 items at any one time.

Please note, all items will be automatically renewed unless items are reserved by another user, late returns will cause your account to blocked.

For all IT issues please contact your IT Service Technician.

There is a dedicated study space in Downshire House. The study space is equipped with Macs, but students can also use PCs elsewhere, e.g. in the Library, using your Glion login details.

Students can use the print/photocopy/scanner devices on campus using your Glion login ID or by forwarding PDFs from tablets, mobiles via

For information, Glion operates a separate version of Moodle to the University of Roehampton.

GLION students are welcome to visit the Library. Your GLION student card provides access to Library facilities.

Library Study Rooms - Students can book these up to 7 days in advance via our Room booking system. Study rooms are all open access unless reserved through the system, so please book to guarantee your space. Please bring your confirmation email on the day.

Opening hours and Access

How to find the University of Roehampton

How to get here


The nearest station is Barnes, from which it is about 15 minutes' walk from the Main Site Campus (25 minutes to Whitelands Campus), or take bus 72 or 265, which stop outside all campuses. Trains to Barnes run from Clapham Junction, London Waterloo, Staines and Windsor.


District/ Piccadilly/ Hammersmith & City lines to Hammersmith. From the tube station, go to bus stop K in the Lower Bus Station next to the shopping centre (see the map of Hammersmith Bus Station on the TfL website) and take bus 72 to all campuses.

District line to Putney Bridge. From outside the tube station, take bus 265 to all campuses.


Travelling to the Main Site Campus

Buses that stop directly outside: 72, 265, 493.
Buses that stop at either Roehampton Village or Upper Richmond Road (Rosslyn Park RFC), each a short walk from the Campus on Roehampton Lane: K3, 85, 170, 337.


Please note, there is extremely limited parking on campus and in nearby streets. The University is easily accessible by public transport.