We’d like to wish all of you joining us for your first term a great big welcome, and welcome back to all our virtual & on-campus returning students, from all the staff at the University of Reading Library! We have lots of online support available to help you get started with using the Library, or to refresh your memory if you’ve forgotten over the Christmas break, as well as staff in the Library building who can help if you are on campus.
New student Libguide
An online guide telling you about how everything is working in the library including useful videos, answers to questions, where to get help and all our virtual events.
Introducing your library
We have a recorded webinar, to guide you through some basics about using the Library, and how we can help you in your studies at UoR.
Self-paced online tours
We know there’s a lot happening at the moment, so for those of you on campus who want to just take things at your own pace we’ve created a self-paced online tour which will introduce you to the physical building.
Virtual Escape Game
An online time travel escape game that you can play solo or with friends to introduce you to some Library basics via some unusual events in the Library! Time yourself as you play and let us know how speedy you are on social media!
UoR Library reading challenge
A month by month reading challenge including both e-books and hard copy books. Why not take some downtime from your studies and try something you might not have otherwise read? Share your reading finds with us on our social media channels.
UoR Library virtual crafts
Take a quick 3 minute break to learn how to make an easy origami bookmark!
If you join in with anything don’t forget to let us know on social media! You can find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Ruth Ng, Academic Liaison Librarian