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University of London libraries

Access provision and arrangements for City students and staff at other University of London libraries is outlined below:

Senate House Library

Senate House Library in the central library for the University of London with a research collection covering Arts, Literature, Humanities, and Social Sciences. City students and staff can apply online for access to Senate House Library using the pre-registration form.

Undergraduate students Apply online for borrowing access
Postgraduate students Apply online for borrowing access
Research students Apply online for borrowing access
Staff Apply online for borrowing access

Prospective users must complete the pre-registration form.

Other University of London libraries

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Undergraduate students No access for Undergraduate students
Postgraduate students No access for Postgraduate students
Research students Full membership via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Full membership via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Institute of Advanced Legal Studies admission details.

Birkbeck

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Birkbeck library visitors information.

Goldsmiths

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Goldsmiths library visitors information.

Kings

Undergraduate students Reference access to consult specific titles not held at City
Postgraduate students Reference access to consult specific titles not held at City
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Kings College London information for library visitors.

London Business School

Undergraduate students No access (£30 per day for external visitor access)
Postgraduate students Reference access 
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See London Business School Library visitor information.

London School of Economics

Undergraduate students Reference access – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Reference access – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See LSE library visitor access.

Queen Mary University of London

Undergraduate students No access
Postgraduate students No access
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Queen Mary library access.

Royal Holloway

Undergraduate students Reference access – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Royal Holloway library access.

School of Oriental and African Studies

Undergraduate students Reference access – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See SOAS library access.

University College London

Undergraduate students Reference access
Postgraduate students Reference access
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See UCL library visitor information.

Courtauld Institute

Undergraduate students No access
Postgraduate students Access only for History of Art students
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Courtauld library visitor information.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See LSHTM library membership information.

Royal Academy of Music

Undergraduate students Reference use by appointment to use resources otherwise unavailable
Postgraduate students Reference use by appointment to use resources otherwise unavailable
Research students Reference use by appointment to use resources otherwise unavailable
Staff Reference use by appointment to use resources otherwise unavailable
Further details: See Royal Academy of Music Library.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Further details: See Central School of Speech and Drama Library.

Royal Veterinary College

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme

Contact library in advance to make an appointment for visit.

Further details: See Royal Veterinary College library.

St George's Medical School

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme

Further details: See St George's Medical School library membership.

Heythrop

Undergraduate students Reference access - apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Postgraduate students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Research students Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme
Staff Borrowing – apply via SCONUL Access scheme

Further details: See Heythrop Library visitors information..

School of Advanced Studies

Institute of Classical Studies

Undergraduate students Reference access by prior arrangement to consult specific material
Postgraduate students Reference access by prior arrangement to consult specific material
Research students Reference access by prior arrangement to consult specific material
Staff Reference access by prior arrangement to consult specific material
Further details: See Institute of Classical Studies library admission details.

Institute of Historical Research

Undergraduate students Contact IHR for requests to access specific material
Postgraduate students Reference access
Research students Reference access
Staff Reference access
Further details: See Institute of Historical Research membership information.

Warburg Institute

Undergraduate students Contact the institute for requests to access specific material
Postgraduate students Contact the institute for requests to access specific material
Research students Reference access
Staff Reference access
Further details: See Warburg Institute library visitors information.

Refer to Senate House Library for:

  • Institute of Commonwealth Studies
  • Institute of English Studies
  • Institute Latin American Studies
  • Institute of Modern Languages Research

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