Opening hours, contact and help

Learning Resources Centres (LRCs) opening hours

Visitor typeOpening hours College Lane LRCOpening hours de Havilland LRC
Current University of Hertfordshire
students and staff

Open 24/7

Open 24/7

SCONUL Access members (bands A, B, and C with current UH ID card)Open 24/7 Open 24/7
Walk-in visitors, including alumni, the general public, and SCONUL band R

08:00 to 22:00 Monday to Sunday

08:00 to 22:00 Monday to Sunday

Unaccompanied children and young people aged 0-17no accessno  access

May 2023 bank holiday opening hours: Both LRCs will remain open 24/7 for staff and students and from 8 am to 10 pm for visitors.

  • Please note there will be no library staff available on the bank holiday dates (1st, 8th, and 29th May).
  • Self-service facilities remain available but we encourage you to plan ahead as some services such as inter-library loan collection, and printed poster collection will not be available on those days.
  • For further help please refer to our Askherts pages

Walk-in visitors:

Our LRCs are open for walk-in visitors aged 18 and over.

  • Please see our visitor opening hours above.
  • We regret that unaccompanied visitors under the age of 18 are not currently permitted
  • Please bring photo ID and sign in at the LRC Security desk
  • Find out more on our LRC visitors' page

Prearranged and supervised groups are welcome to tour our LRCs.

Get help

Our Library and Computing Services Helpdesk service provides 24/7 support to our students and staff.

Access support online and by telephone available 08.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday with telephone support available 24/7 outside of these times.

Please check for the latest service information.

Access a range of Library and Computing Services help and support at

Find out more about our LRCs

Find out more about SCONUL Access arrangements