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Guidance on access to resources held by the University Library for teachers and students at local schools

Due to the current public health situation we are unable to provide access to non-University members for the foreseeable future.

We welcome visits by school and college groups throughout the year excluding our revision and exam period of April to mid-June. Use the tabs above to explore what benefits a potential visit would give your students.

What happens on a visit?

Study skills Presentation

Including information on how to find resources in the Library, evaluating resources and referencing.

 

Tour of the Library

Pointing out key areas of interest and helping students find useful resources.

 

Time for study

Use of a training room and our printed books and journals for the rest of the visit.

Returning after the initial visit

School pupils can visit the Library any time outside of our revision and exam period (April to mid-June) by:

Mon-Fri 9am - 7pm and weekends 9am - 5pm: fill in a visitor form at Reception and show photo ID, please note those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or teacher at all times.

Evenings after 7pm and weekends after 5pm: email library@reading.ac.uk at least 24 hours in advance to arrange a visit, then fill in a visitor form at Reception and show photo ID, please note those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or teacher at all times.

Arrange a visit to the Library

Claudia Ricci and Caroline Treeves's picture
Claudia Ricci and Caroline Treeves
Contact:
The Schools Liaison Representative role is shared between:
Claudia Ricci, who works on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Fridays;
and Caroline Treeves, who works Wednesdays, Thursdays and alternate Fridays.
0118 378 8778

Arrange a visit to the campus

If you are wanting to invite the University to an open day, or you are interested in having a campus tour please contact Student Recruitment and Outreach.