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Birkbeck College, University of London

Click here for links to the Birkbeck library catalogue and home page

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-only access to Birkbeck library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-only access to Birkbeck library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from Birkbeck library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a completed application form (available via the Birkbeck web site - click here for a link), a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library).

British Library

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Access arrangements for Undergraduates, Taught Postgraduates, Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff.

All UCL Students and Staff can now apply directly to the British Library for reference access upon production of a full, valid UCL ID card, a further form of identification (eg. Driving License, passport), confirmation of home address (eg. utility bill, council tax bill) and proof of signature (eg. bank card). It is also helpful to have some specific ideas of the particular items you wish to consult at the British Library.

Courtauld Institute of Art

Click here for links to the Courtauld library catalogue and home page

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates are not generally allowed any form of access to the Courtauld Institute. Day reference access may occasionally be granted in exceptional circumstances, on a "last resort" basis. This is decided by the Courtauld Institute Librarians on a case by case basis. Please contact the Courtauld Institute directly for details but please pursue other options before approaching the Courtauld.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL taught postgraduates studying History of Art can apply for reference only access upon production of full, valid UCL ID and confirmation of their course of study. Day reference access may occasionally be granted to other Taught Postgraduate students in exceptional circumstances, on a "last resort" basis. This is decided by the Courtauld Institute Librarians on a case by case basis. Please contact the Courtauld Institute directly for details but please pursue other options before approaching the Courtauld.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from the Courtauld library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library).

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Goldsmith's College, University of London

The Goldsmiths Library has announced that it will not be able to grant access to undergraduate and graduate students and staff from other institutions, including those from University of London institutions, for the period 1 April 2014 to 31 May 2014. Goldsmiths Library will not accept applications from any UCL-affiliated people and will suspend the accounts of those UCL-affiliated people who already have membership for this period.

Staff, Ph.D and MPhil students using the SCONUL Band "A" scheme are included in these restrictions and will not be able to access the Goldsmiths Libraries, borrow or renew items on loan during the above period. UCL students doing formally-recognised Intercollegiate modules at the Goldsmiths will not be affected by the restrictions.

Goldsmiths may issue a one day reference pass to affected students where a clear need for resources that can only be supplied by Goldsmiths and which cannot be delayed until the lifting of the restrictions can be demonstrated. Please contact Goldsmiths Library at lending@gold.ac.uk to discuss arrangements, if this is applicable.

For questions or further information, please contact the Goldsmiths Library at lending@gold.ac.uk.

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Heythrop College, University of London

Click here for links to the Heythrop library catalogue and home page

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-only access to Heythrop College library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-only access to Heythrop College library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from Heythrop College library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library).

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Institute of Education

Click here for links to the Institute of Education library catalogue and home page

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-only access to the Institute of Education library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card and proof of address (e.g. utility bill).

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for borrowing access to the Institute of Education library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card and proof of address (e.g. utility bill).

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from the Institute of Education library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a full valid UCL ID, a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library) and proof of address (e.g. utility bill).

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King's College, London

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Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-only access to King's College library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Application forms are available from the King's College Library link.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-only access to King's College library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Application forms are available from the King's College Library link.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from King's College library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library).

Application forms are available from the King's College Library link.

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London School of Economics

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Admission to LSE Library for UCL undergraduate and taught postgraduate students

The LSE Library has announced that it will not be able to grant access to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from other institutions, including those from University of London institutions, for the period 14 April to 5 June 2014. LSE Library will not accept applications from UCL undergraduates and taught postgraduates during this period, and LSE Library will suspend the accounts of those UCL undergraduate and taught postgraduate students who already have membership for this period.

Staff, Ph.D and MPhil students using the SCONUL Band "A" scheme are unaffected and LSE Library will continue to grant membership through the SCONUL Band "A" scheme as normal. UCL students doing formally-recognised Intercollegiate modules at the LSE will also not be affected by the restrictions.

LSE may issue a one day reference pass to affected students where a clear need for resources that can only be supplied by LSE and which cannot be delayed until the lifting of the restrictions can be demonstrated. Please contact LSE Library at library.admissions@lse.ac.uk to discuss arrangements, if this is applicable.

For questions or further information, please contact the LSE Library at library.admissions@lse.ac.uk.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from LSE library under the SCONUL access scheme upon production of a completed application form (available from the LSE web site), a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL access band "A" card (obtained through UCL library).

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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All UCL Staff and Students are able to access LSHTM's Library. Access is on a reference only basis and borrowing is not allowed. Please visit the LSHTM's homepage for further details and contact information.

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Queen Mary, University of London

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Access arrangements for Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates

UCL undergraduates and taught postgraduates are automatically eligible to apply for one free day of reference access from QMUL Libraries. UCL undergraduate and taught postgraduates who need longer term access to QMUL Libraries should arrange this by submitting a written request (after claiming their initial free day pass) to

Library Visitor Card Applications
The Library
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS

mentioning which collections they wish to use.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from QMW library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library). They need to register online first.

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Royal Holloway and Bedford New College

Click here for links to the Royal Holloway library catalogue and home page

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-only access to Royal Holloway library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-only access to Royal Holloway library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from Royal Holloway library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library). Prospective users should be aware that there may be a 24 hour interval between submitting an application for such access and the membership card being ready.

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Royal Veterinary College

Click here for links to the Royal Veterinary College library catalogue and home page

All UCL Staff and Students are able to access Royal Veterinary College's Library if they make an appointment in advance. Access is on a reference only basis and borrowing is not allowed. Please visit the Royal Veterinary College homepage for further details and contact information.

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School of Advanced Study (SAS)

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NB. The School of Advanced Study is an association of academic institutions specialising in post-graduate courses and research. Information about the contact details and location of the individual institutions is available from the SAS home page.

Access arrangements for Undergraduates

There are no access arrangements for UCL Undergraduates at SAS institution libraries. Access may occasionally be given in cases of genuine academic need but this must be arranged through consultation with the SAS institution you wish to visit.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-only access to SAS institution libraries upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from SAS institution libraries under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library). Borrowing access is not available in those institutions whose collections are wholly reference only. Please visit the relevant home page for details.

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Senate House Library (University of London)

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Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for borrowing access to the Senate House Library, allowing them to borrow up to eight books at a time, upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for taught postgraduates

UCL taught postgraduates can apply for borrowing access to the Senate House Library, allowing them to borrow up to ten books at a time, upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil students and staff can apply for borrowing access to the Senate House Library, allowing them to borrow up to twelve books at a time, upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card.

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SOAS Library

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The SOAS Library has announced that it will not be able to grant access to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from other institutions, including those from University of London institutions, for the period 15 April to 9 June 2014. SOAS Library will not accept applications from UCL undergraduates and taught postgraduates during this period. Membership to SOAS Library granted before 15th April 2014 should still grant access to the SOAS facilities.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. students and staff can apply for borrowing access to SOAS Library, allowing them to borrow up to ten books at a time, upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card and proof of home address.

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University of Westminster Library

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Access arrangements for Undergraduates

UCL Undergraduates can apply for reference-access to University of Westminster library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card. Please note this access is not available to students on Law courses.

Access arrangements for Taught Postgraduates

UCL Taught Postgraduates can apply for reference-access to University of Westminster library upon production of a full and valid UCL ID card. Please note this access is not available to students on Law courses.

Access arrangements for Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff

UCL Ph.D. and Mphil. Students and Staff can apply for borrowing access from University of Westminster library under the SCONUL Access Band 'A' scheme upon production of a passport sized photograph, full valid UCL ID and a SCONUL Access Band 'A' card (obtained through UCL library).

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