Library Services


Learned Society members

Members of learned societies that have collections at UCL are entitled to join the library and borrow items.

UCL-affiliated Learned Societies

The following Societies have deposited their collections at UCL and their members are entitled to join the Library and borrow books.

Members of the following Societies are entitled to reference access, but are unable to borrow books:

However, Royal Statistical Society members have the option of paying a £50 annual fee for borrowing membership.

The following Societies can apply for access to a specific UCL Library.

Finding societies' collections

Further information is available on where in the library the Societies' collections are kept.

To apply

To apply for membership, academic staff and research level postgraduate applicants must complete the online registration form and attach:

  1. A passport style photo (colour, facing camera).
  2. A photo/scan of learned society membership card, or copy of correspondence confirming current membership.
  3. A photo/scan of proof of home address (for instance, a valid driving license or recent utility bill).

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