We operate a ‘no card, no access policy’ and reserve the right to refuse access to anyone, including University members, who cannot identify themselves adequately.
How card-holders get in
You already need your campus card to enter the Library building at all times. You will also need your card to enter Library@URS after 17:00 and before 08:30 on weekdays, and all weekend. When other doors are locked, please enter by the right-hand doors of Library@URS. Card-holders gain automatic entry by placing their Campus Card on the ‘proximity reader’ beside the right-hand door.
Restrictions for visitors
6 April—14 June Members of the public without cards are only admitted on weekends, by prior appointment.
Regrettably, they may not use study spaces here as these are required by our own students revising for exams. Visitors are encouraged to look to their own school, college or public library for study space.
As always, our policy is that children in the Library must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
The Library Café will remain accessible throughout, but we apologise to visitors unable to use Café Libro during restricted periods.
UoR campus card faulty?
Should your University Campus Card fail to open our doors with the card reader, please ask Campus Card Services to fix the fault via their Campus Card non-residential door access report form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternative study space during Library refurb
Whilst refurbishment works continue in the Library building this summer there will be some construction noise. Besides the quieter Library@URS building, UoR students can also use additional study space listed on the Library Refurbishment Project page.
Katie Winter, Trainee Liaison Librarian for
Sue Egleton, Associate Director (Systems & User Services)