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Meteorology: Help

A guide to finding information in meteorology. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

What can your subject librarian do for you?

Your subject librarian is here to help you find and use information. They can...

  • show you how to use information resources effectively - your librarian will run any library training sessions your School/Department has arranged
  • show you how to save time by making the most of all Library services
  • give you individual help with research - your librarian can offer in depth help in finding information

Your librarian

Judith Fox's picture
Judith Fox
I am usually at the 3rd Floor Information Desk Monday 10.00-11.00;
Tuesday 13:00-14:00; Wednesday 14:00-15:00.
0118 378 6578

English language support

Undertaking a doctorate is a challenge for everyone, and even more so if you are not writing it in your first language. As an international/EU doctoral researcher at Reading, you can access a range of English language support services and resources during the course of your doctorate at no extra cost.

Department of Meteorology Library

The Department library is open for reference to members of the Department, 08:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday. The Meteorology Librarian is Catherine Turner - her working hours are Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 - 13:30.

Judith Fox, the Meteorology subject librarian, holds a drop-in session in the Meteorology coffee area, Fridays in term time, 11.15-12.15.

Non-members of the Meteorology Department are advised to contact the library before visiting.

Other support for your studies


Teach yourself how to use the Library more effectively during your studies at Reading using our self-paced Blackboard course, LibLearn. There are three tutorials in the course and there are quizzes in each one so that you can test yourself on what you have learnt.

We also have a range of videos designed to introduce you to the Library and show you how to use our resources.

Study advice

The Study Advice Team offer study guides, workshops, individual advice sessions, and much more to make your studying more effective and successful. See the Study Advice webpages for more information, or pop into their Reception Desk on the Ground Floor of the URS Building.

Maths Support Centre

Also on the Ground Floor of the URS building is the Maths Support Centre. They offer guides, workshops and individual support on maths, statistics, psychometric tests and much more.

Information Technology

IT provide advice with using computer software and hardware. For individual support pop in and ask at their Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the URS Building. For more information see their website.

If you need guidance on using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint try the online tutorials provided by GCF Learn Free.