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What is LibQuest?


LibQuest is a hands on game that introduces students to key features of the Library.

You can meet people in your year and work in a team, you will need at least 2 people to do the mission.

It is organised for foundation and first year students, details will be made available to you by Academic Librarians.

LibQuest briefing

You will take part in an interactive quest through which you will explore our facilities and learn about the support available to help you succeed in your academic studies.  You will be given a number of clues to locations around the Library, where you will be required to complete tasks and find information.

To complete the quest you will need to connect your mobile device to the WiFi network.

Download the ActionBound app to your mobile device.

You may need an Apple ID to download this app. For help with Apple ID issues, refer to Apple ID help.


You can access LibQuest in 2 different ways:

  1. Start LibQuest by scanning the QR code on this page with the Actionbound app
  2. Alternatively go to the LibQuest website to start your quest.

Learning from LibQuest

By the end of LibQuest you will:

  • Learning objectivesBe aware of the different learning zones in the Library
  • Be aware of the academic support available in the Library
  • Have found books relevant to their subject area (using the Dewey System)
  • Have loaned and returned a book
  • Have used various online Library systems:
    • Reading Lists Online
    • The Catalogue
    • LibGuides

What should I do if I have technical difficulties?

Try closing down the app and restarting it. This should take you back to where you left off. If you need help please let a member of staff know.