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Information for Undergraduates

How to Join

Students are automatically registered with the library, and your RCS card is also a library card. You may need to come to the desk to activate your account when you first arrive. 

Loan Periods

Undergraduate students can borrow up to 25 items.

Loan Periods

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Three Week Loan 3 weeks
One Week Loan  1 week
Three Day Loan 3 days 
24 Hour Loan 24 hours from point of issues
Journals & Reference For use in library only


Getting Started 


Find out more about our e-resources and how to access them off-campus.

Study Support

Essays and Exams

Student Support offer a number of resources to help structure essays, prepare for exams and manage your time.

Printing and Photocopying

IT Services can help you with photocopying and printing, including printing from your own laptop.

Library/Study Skills

Book now to attend one of our Library and Study Skills training sessions. Or, watch one of our video tutorials.

Exam Papers

Past Exam Papers are all held online - log in and search by course code to find.


Can't find the resource you're looking for?

University of London Main Library

All students have access to Senate House Library. You can pre-register online to access e-resources, and return Senate House books on campus.

Inter-Library Loan

To order a book from another library, contact our Inter-Library Loans Team.

Contact us

Email library@rhul.ac.uk
Telephone 01784 443823
Visit us
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Fine Rates 

Three Week Loan:

20p per day


One Week Loan:    
40p per day


Three Day Loan:             
40p per day


24 Hour Loan:            
50p per hour 

Please note that 24 Hour Loan items cannot be renewed




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