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Setting up your "My Library Account" for access to RU library databases from off-campus

Off-campus users (staff and students) should note that they will be prompted for a staff/student barcode and PIN in order to access the library resources. See information below to register for your My Library Account - you must create your own PIN and you must be registered for the current year as a Library user.

For instructions on how to do this, please watch  My Library Account Tutorial Video

Click  “My Library Account” on the Main Library website, and then follow the instructions in the above video.

Contact Sindi Gule at for assistance.

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Sindiswa Gule
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Alastair Kerr Law Library
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Law Library Opening Hours

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Mon - Thu 8:30 - 20:00
Fri   -   8:30 - 17:00
Sat -  10:00 - 17:00
Sun- 10:00 - 17:00

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Fri   -  8:30- 19:00
Sat  - 09:00 - 19:00
Sun - 09:00 -19:00
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Closed between 1-2 for Lunch

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Principal Librarian: Commerce & Law

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Jill Otto
Commerce & Law (Level 3, Main Library)