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Private research

Library Building

Private researchers carrying out non-commercial research may apply for reference access to the Library if they can show a genuine need to access our collections. Access may be provided if researchers need to consult material not readily available elsewhere.

Please complete our online form to apply for access, providing details of the material you wish to use in our collections. We will respond to your request in 3 working days. Please do not come to the Membership desk unless access has been arranged. 

Please note we do not provide remote access to electronic resources. Further details on the on-campus resources available for visitors are available on our web pages