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Can I use the Hobson / JSCSC Library?

Barrington Library has an arrangement with the Hobson Library (aka JSCSC Library) to provide reciprocal access to their customers.


All Cranfield staff and students are welcome to use the quiet study space in the Hobson Library.

If you wish to visit, please:

  • take your ¬†security pass and Barrington Library card
  • sign in (and out) at the JSCSC reception desk
  • respect the dress code of the JSCSC
  • note the Hobson Library core hours: 0800 to 1800, Monday to Friday
      • Outside core hours, authorized customers (including Cranfield staff and students) will be escorted through the locked Library doors by a JSCSC reception desk staff member
      • Library staff are unavailable outside of core hours


Borrow and Browse

The Joint Services Command and Staff Library has a comprehensive collection of books on military strategy and leadership, military history and international affairs.

Cranfield customers may borrow up to six items from Hobson Library.


More information

Further information on the JSCSC Library