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Postgraduate Researchers

The Library is committed to ensuring that it remains accessible to all students and that students who might require extra help are supported throughout their time at University. 

Once you have been accepted by the College as a future student the Educational Support Office will inform the Library and you will receive a letter from the Customer Services Team Co-ordinator inviting you to a meeting near the beginning of term to discuss your particular needs. 

What services are available?

• Enhanced access to LibrarySearch so you can place reservations on available items
• Longer loan periods on all items except short loan and rolling loans (subject to status)
• Cross-site borrowing and returning
• Book fetching service
• Fine concessions during first term (or second/third term if start date is later)

Make sure you check out the LIbrary website's Help & Support pages for information about study aids, research skills courses and Library FAQ's

Disabled Students Guide

Educational Support Office

The Disability & Dyslexia Services (ESO) are the central office which coordinates the support for students with additional learning needs at Royal Holloway. 

Useful Links

AchieveAbility is committed to promoting policy and delivering practice for successful educational, employment and training opportunities for people with dyslexia.

BRAIN.HE Best Resources for Achievement and Intervention re Neurodiversity in Higher Education. Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Asperger's, Tourette's, Dyscalculia at University.

Diigo provides users with the ability to highlight webpages and create sticky notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, as well as a Personal Learning Network. 

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application from itunes (for ipods,ipads and iphones) that allows you to transform your speech-to-text. 

JiscTechDis Voices and text-to-speech Text-to-speech (TTS) technology allows text in electronic formats to be read out loud by synthetic voices or saved as MP3 files for later listening.

OpenDyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia.

Readbility turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.