Information for Undergraduates and Postgraduate Taught students


Getting started

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 Building is open 24/7. For more on closures and opening times, see our opening hours page.

Need help? Contact us

Tel 01784 443823
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Borrowing & charges

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.

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


Subject guides

Find resources in your specific subject area.


E-resources a-z

Discover databases to further enrich your studies.


Off-campus access

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


Study Support 

Disability & dyslexia support

Learn more about the support we offer.

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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.

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Additional services

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


Other libraries

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


Past exam papers

Log in using your College credentials to access.


 Need extra help?

Contact us. Email or ring 01784 443823.