External membership application

Please use the below form to apply for fee paying external membership of the library. Membership is open to alumni of the University and other members of the public with a genuine need to use our resources for academic research. Please read the notes for external users of the library for details of the level of access to resources that membership provides.  

  • Are you an alumnus of the University?

All membership of the library is subject to the library regulations.

Do not use this form if you are:

  • A current member of another UK or Ireland University. You may be able to join our library free of charge as part of the SCONUL Access scheme. Information about this and instructions on how you can apply can be found on our membership page
  • If you would like to use the library as a day visitor. You may visit up to 10 times in a 12 month period free of charge (reference access only). See the information on our membership page for further details. 
  • Under 18. We only offer limited access options for under 18s. Please see our schools and colleges pages for more information. 

Please contact us if you have any further questions about membership. 


The data collected on these forms will be processed in accordance with the University's Data Protection Policy.  Please contact Library Services if you have any queries or need to change or amend your details.


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