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Learning Resources Centres (LRC)

Services and facilities to help you succeed in your studies


From individual and quiet study to group study spaces and rooms,  we have two large and airy LRCs, one at de Havilland Campus and one at College Lane Campus that are open 24/7 to help you succeed in your studies.  

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Visit the LRC

Here’s what you need to know about visiting the LRCs:

Planning a visit? 

The LRCs are open 24/7 for current Herts students, staff, and holders of UH ID cards under the SCONUL Access Scheme.  

What's available in our LRCs

See our summary below and for more information on using services and facilities in the LRC and online please see

Space to study - choose the right space for you

  • 24/7 LRC access for staff and students
  • Bookable group study rooms
  • A range of study spaces, including quiet study areas, and spaces for group work and individual study 

A range of technology to support your studies

Books and more

Help and support

  • LRC Welcome desk on the ground floor of both LRCs for face to face support.
  • LRC Information Points are available on all floors of the LRCs to look up books or find answers to common questions on AskHerts
  • Study Success Hubs for face to face study skills support.   
  • Helpdesk support available 24/7, with face-to-face appointments available.  Service updates available on
  • Security staff are available in each LRC to deal with lost property, emergencies and first aid.

Find out more about how and where to get help and support when studying in the LRC: 

Other facilities

Improving our learning spaces

If you have any feedback or suggestions about how we can improve our spaces and services please let us know at  

Contact Us

Helpdesk - Library and Computing Services

Library and Computing Services

Today - Open 24 Hours
Please refer to the LCS Service Status page for updates on service availability. Online and telephone support is available 08:00 to 18:00 Monday - Friday with telephone support only available outside of these times.