External membership of the Library

Attention In line with the need to maintain social distancing and operate in a COVID-19 Secure fashion this service is temporarily suspended

External membership of the Library gives you access to the Library building and resources on the shelves free-of-charge.  You can also apply to borrow library stock.


Who is it for?

External membership of the Library is offered if you are not are a member of staff or student of the University.  This includes students from other Universities who have joined the SCONUL Access scheme and members of the public.

Where and when?

To borrow from the library, you will need to apply to become an External member. 

Neither form of external membership includes access to our electronic resources.