Library Services


NHS library members study space booking

Information for NHS library members on how to book a study space at your home UCL library.


Bookable study spaces are available for NHS library members from affiliated Trusts.

Current members should use the links below to locate a bookable Study Space or PC Desk at your home UCL library.

Find a space

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Study desks

Study desks (without a PC) are available for GOSH library members, please email the ICH library to book.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – NHNN site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – UCH site

Terms and conditions

  • Bookings should only be made at your home Library.
  • You must have a copy of your booking confirmation email and a valid UCL ID/library membership card to gain access to a Library Services space. Capacity is limited to accommodate social distancing.
  • Bookings are available for specified time slots only.
  • If you cannot attend at your booked time, please cancel the booking in order to release the space for another user.
  • Please do not arrive early for your booking, and ensure that you leave your space by the end of your booking.
  • Please report any problems with bookable study spaces to library@ucl.ac.uk.
  • You can arrive after the listed start time for your booking.
  • You can only use the study space assigned to you. You must not move furniture or relocate to another desk while in the library. Group study is not permitted. You cannot book a space for another person using your details, they will be refused entry to the Library.
  • Please clean shared equipment and desk before and after use.
  • Please keep noise levels down by not talking within study spaces.
  • Lidded drinks only. Eating is not permitted in the study spaces.
  • You can book 2 time slots per day, up to 7 days in advance. Please note that these limits will be reviewed in line with demand.
  • If you cannot attend at your booked time, please cancel the booking in order to release the space for another user.
  • Please check-in to your booking when you arrive so that we know the space is now in use. You can check-in on the booking system homepage.
  • When leaving your study space, please remember to check-out on the booking system homepage.
  • A condition of entry to all libraries is that a face covering must be worn on arrival and at all times while in the library, unless you have a medical exemption. This includes anyone seated at a study space.

Please note

  • The spaces are not soundproofed and you cannot lock them.
  • Please do not leave any personal or valuable items in the spaces; unattended property will be removed by Security.
  • Please leave all spaces clear and tidy at the end of your session, and remember to take all your belongings with you.

Safety on campus

  • When moving around campus, or where social distancing is not an option, you must wear a face covering. In line with UCL guidance, you should bring your own with you to work or study. Further information is available on the UCL coronavirus microsite.
  • If you have Covid-19 symptoms, you should self-isolate and stay home in line with government guidance.
  • Please follow all the signs and observe the rules during your visit for your safety and the safety of all staff in the building.