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URS Term-time service levels – University of Reading

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URS Term-time service levels

Whilst the Library Refurbishment Project takes place, the URS Building holds most study space, Library Information Desk, Course Collection materials, IT Service Desk & Facilities, Maths Support, and Study Advice. The main collection of printed materials, CDs and DVDs remains in the Library Building.

Ground Floor & 2nd Floor services available 24 hours

  • Self-service issue, and return of Course Collection materials 
  • Collection of available holds
  • Use of networked PCs 
  • Photocopying , Printing and Scanning 
  • Access to individual study spaces
  • Access to quiet study areas and Group Study Rooms

Library Information Desk services

Monday to Friday 09:00-19:00 / Saturday & Sunday 09:00-17:00

  • Help with Course Collection and collection of Holds
  • Referral of subject enquiries
  • Collection of items requested from 'Closed Access' and 'Off-site Store'
  • Collection of Inter-Library Loan items
  • Microfilm and microfiche reading and copying facilities
  • Payment of fines
  • Library Registration enquiries 0900-17:00, Monday-Thursday & 10:00-17:00, Friday

Monday to Friday 19:00-08:00 / Saturday 17:00-21:00 / Sunday 08:30-09:00 & 17:00-08:00

  • General enquiries
  • Self-service issue, and return of Course Collection materials
  • Collection and issue of available holds

Any questions?

Email  with any queries about services offered out of core hours.

IT Service Desk opening times

The IT Service Desk is located on the Ground Floor of the URS Building. This service is provided by Information Technology and is subject to availability. 


Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat & Sun 11:00 - 17:00


Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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