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Finding and borrowing a book – University of Reading

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Finding and borrowing a book

View our videos for guidance on finding a book on the Library catalogue,  understanding the Call Number, locating it on the shelves and borrowing it. This guidance is also available to read on the Searching Enterprise for a specific book or e-book page.

With Covid-19, there are some changes to how you will use the Library and its services. We are offering a  Click & Collect Service as well as the ability to fetch books from the shelves yourself (during a pre-booked slot). We've updated these videos to reflect the current situation as much as possible. For the most up to date information, see our Current Library services guide.

These videos are mostly accompanied by music. 

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