Main Library Opening Hours

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Main Library Opening Hours
Main Library Opening Hours

Please be advised of the Library Opening Hours, with effect, Monday, 05 October 2020:

* A MAXIMUM OF 200 PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE MAIN LIBRARY DURING THE OPENING HOURS

Protocols:

  • Security protocols at the entrance to the Library (Student card; letter of  invite, completion of quarantine certificate, temperature check)
  • Use hand sanitisers as provided when entering.
  • Face masks to be worn at all times
  • Maintain a 2 meter distance between people.
  • Use of designated/demarcated spaces in the Library
  • Wash hands regularly.
  • Protective screens have been installed at all service counters.
  • Discussion/seminar rooms will not be available.
  • Please wipe your desk with sanitiser when you leave
  • Please wipe your computer keyboard with sanitiser when you leave.
  • No browsing is permitted
  • The computer labs in the Library are available for use. (Limited spaces due to social distancing)

  Return or issue of books

  • No browsing is permitted. If a book is needed, ask a staff member at the faculty hub to retrieve it for you. (Shelves are cordoned off)
  • Use the self-checkout machine where possible to issue books.
  • The surface of the Circulation desk will be sanitised after each transaction.
  • When returning books, please make use of the drop box at the entrance to the Library.
  • All returned books will be placed in the UV Box for disinfection. 

Please note that the Virtual Services will still continue as usual:

Faculty Librarian & Research Support

Opening Hours

The following areas of the Library will be accessible for study and examination purposes:
 

Main Library Sections

Limited Opening Hours

Day(s)

Postgraduate Commons (Level 0)

8h30 -17h00

Monday to Friday

Circulation/Loans (Level 1)

 

10h00 - 12h00

 

Wednesday, 2 hours for pick up only

Email: j.nene@ru.ac.za n.fumbatha@ru.ac.za 

24 hour Study Area (Level 1)

8h30 - 23h00

Monday to Sunday

Information Commons(Level 2)

8h30 - 17h00

Monday to Friday

Research Commons (Level 2)

8h30 - 17h00

Monday to Friday


Law Library

Limited Opening Hours

Day

10h00 – 12h00

Wednesday

 The services that will remain closed or limited until further notice are:

  • Circulation/Loans Desk (Level 1)
  • Levels 3 & 4 (Main Library)
  • Law Library
  • Sound Library

 

Source:  Library

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