Whitelands students have access to all the library services we provide to students based on the main campus and can make use of the free university shuttle bus to travel between the campuses during term time. For bus times, take a look at the shuttle bus information page on the portal.
The following are also very useful to Whitelands students.
This service enables you to have books from the Library delivered to Whitelands so you can pick them up from there. You can find more information about how to borrow and return items using this on our Click and Collect page.
A large PC lab which is open 24 hours.
Our online resources include eBooks, eJournals and databases, which staff and students can access off-campus through the library catalogue, found on the library homepage.
Subject Resource pages highlight the most useful online resources for your specific subject area, including new additions and the best picks for your course. Select your Subject Resource page below:
- Anthropology - Biosciences - Nutrition & Health
- Psychology - Sport Science - Zoology
For more information see Finding Books and eBooks and Finding Resources Online. For troubleshooting see our Help page.
Throughout the year our Academic Achievement team run workshops on various topics at Whitelands. You can find details of what sessions are coming up on the Learning Skills Hub on Moodle. We also run Library pop-up sessions at during the year, where library staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the Library.
You can find information about the Library and any services we’re running on the noticeboard in the corridor to the right of the main reception.
Our Live Chat allow you to get in contact with us regarding any library issues, such as accessing online articles or eBooks or simply checking when your books are due back. This service is online from 9.00am to 7.00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).
You can also use the free university shuttle bus to travel to the main campus and access our library services in the Library itself.
The Click and Collect service lets you request up to five items from the Library and collect them at Whitelands' reception.
We aim to make items available within two working days of your request, and will let you know if it's going to take longer than expected.
Users have two weeks to collect Click and Collect items. Items are loaded onto your Library account as soon as they're processed, so do try to collect them as soon as you can.
Items returned to Whitelands may take up to 7 days to be removed from Library accounts.
Please note: the service isn't available during bank holidays or weekends.
If you have any questions about the please feel free to contact us.
To make a request, first check UR Library Search to see if a copy of what you need is available. Bear in mind that you can't borrow reference items. Then, select the 'Share' button, followed by 'Copy Link' to the item page's URL.
Next, paste the links to what you need (up to a maximum of five items) into a new email in your Roehampton email account. Then, add your full name and contact telephone number to the email. Finally, add 'Whitelands Click and Collect Request' as the subject line, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you're making a request and want to collect your items over a weekend, make sure you send them to us by 12:00 pm Thursday of that week.
You can collect your items from the labelled boxes at the Whitelands reception desk Monday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. They will be kept there for two weeks, before being returned to the Library if you don't collect them. The boxes are to the left of the desk, as shown in the picture to the left.
If you're returning items at Whitelands, please put them in the drop boxes in the reception area. Items returned to Whitelands may take up to 7 days to be removed from Library accounts.
You can also return items to the Library during our opening hours, using the book returns machine near the Welcome Desk.