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Information for Postgraduates

When you become a student at Royal Holloway, you are registered with the Library.  Your Royal Holloway card is also your library card.

The Library in the Emily Wilding Davison is open 24/7. For more on closures and opening times, see our opening hours page.

Borrowing & charges 

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Click to find out more about renewals, reservations and returns.

Disability & dyslexia support

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Find out more about the support we offer.

 Find your Information Consultant

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Get in touch with your Information Consultant: subject librarians who are experts in your field.

Subject Guides

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Find resources in your specific subject area.

Information Skills

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Get better at searching and finding information by attending one of our training sessions.

E-resources A-Z

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Discover databases to further enrich your studies.

Additional services

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We offer services additional to borrowing, Including print, photocopy and scanning, binders and lost property.



Information for Postgraduate Research students

Research support


For information on copyright, Open Access and Pure.

Contact: Open Access


In addition to guidance on the research support pages, you can also contact the team directly on openaccess@rhul.ac.uk.

Contact: Pure


In addition to guidance on the research support pages, you can also contact the team directly on pure@rhul.ac.uk.



Can't find what you're looking for?

Other libraries


Try another library such as Senate House Library, or borrow through SCONUL or an Inter-Library Loan.

Contact us

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Email library@rhul.ac.uk or call 01784 443823.

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Fine Rates 

3 Week Loan:

20p per day


1 Week Loan:    
40p per day


24 Hour Loan:            
50p per hour


Laptop Loan*:

£1 per hour 

*cannot be renewed




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