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Accessing University of London Libraries: Overview

Library provision for City students and staff at other University of London libraries and institutions is outlined in the table below.

 

During exam time many universities restrict access to visitors.  Please check with the institutions below before making your visit to avoid disappointment.

 

Senate House Library

 
Senate House Library is 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 Student Postgraduate Student Research Student University Staff 

Senate House Library

APPLY ONLINE APPLY ONLINE APPLY ONLINE APPLY ONLINE

 

Other University of London Federation Libraries

The table indicates the library provision at other University of London member libraries for City students and staff.  SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme allowing students and staff to use or borrow books at other libraries.  Once your application has been approved, you will be able to visit other SCONUL Access libraries with your authorisation email and City, University of London ID card.

The colour key code indicates:

Red 

No access

Amber

Reference only access

Green 

Borrowing is available

Where access is permitted, City students and staff are entitled to visit to use resources which are not held in our collections.   It is generally not permitted to visit other libraries for study space only.

Institution Undergraduate Student Postgraduate Student Research Student University Staff 
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies NO ACCESS NO ACCESS SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS 
Birkbeck SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Goldsmiths SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS  
Kings College London REFERENCE ONLY    REFERENCE ONLY   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
London Business School NO ACCESS      REFERENCE ONLY   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
London School of Economics SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Queen Mary University of London NO ACCESS       NO ACCESS      SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Royal Holloway SCONUL ACCESS   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
School of Oriental and African Studies REFERENCE ACCESS ON APPLICATION   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
University College London (exc. Institute of Education) REFERENCE ONLY   REFERENCE ONLY   SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Courtauld Institute NO ACCESS      NO ACCESS      SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Royal Academy of Music REFERENCE ACCESS ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ACCESS ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ACCESS ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ACCESS ON APPLICATION
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Royal Veterinary College SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
St George’s Medical School SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
 Heythrop SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 
Institute of Education (UCL) SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS  SCONUL ACCESS 

 

School of Advanced Studies

Institution Undergraduate Student Postgraduate Student Research Student University Staff 
Institute of Classical Studies REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ON APPLICATION
Institute of Historical Research REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ONLY    REFERENCE ONLY    REFERENCE ONLY   
Warburg Institute REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ON APPLICATION REFERENCE ONLY    REFERENCE ONLY