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Information for Undergraduates

Getting started

When you become a student at Royal Holloway, you are registered with the Library. However, you may need to come to the helpdesk to activate your account when you first arrive on campus. Your RCS card is also your library card.

Bedford Library is open 24/7. For more on closures and opening times, including those for Founder's Library, see our opening hours page.

Borrowing & charges

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You can borrow up to 25 items for loan periods of 24 hours to 3 weeks.

Laptops are for use in the Library only and can only be borrowed for 6 hours.

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

LibrarySearch 

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Find resources, including books, DVDs, CDs or journals. Works like your usual search engine.

Subject guides

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Find resources in your specific subject area.

E-resources A-Z

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Discover databases to further enrich your studies.

Off-campus access

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Learning is beyond boundaries. Find out how to access material anywhere with internet access.

 

Study support

Disability & dyslexia support

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Learn more about the support we offer.

Information skills sessions

You don't know what you don't know. Learn how to search better and get the most out of your resources. Most sessions run until the Easter holidays.

Additional services

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We do more than lend information. Find out about our other services including photocopying & printing.

Other libraries

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As a member of Royal Holloway, you can access a number of other UK university libraries.

Past exam papers

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Log in using your College credentials to access.

 

Need extra help?

Contact us. Email library@rhul.ac.uk or ring 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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