Library Services


M25 employees and research postgraduates

Members of staff and research postgraduates from a number of M25 Institutions can access UCL libraries and borrow items.

Members of staff and research postgraduates from the following M25 Institutions can borrow up to 5 books:

  • Aga Khan Library
  • British Library
  • British Museum
  • German Historical Institute London
  • Horniman Museum
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Lambeth Palace Library
  • The National Archive Library
  • The National Gallery
  • Royal Botanic Garden, Kew
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Royal United Services Institute
  • Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • The Wiener Holocaust Library

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 your home institution ID card showing your level of study / status.
  3. A photo/scan of proof of home address (for instance, a valid driving license or recent utility bill).

Home institution cards which do not display staff or research postgraduate status: If the ID card you attach to the application does not show your staff or research postgraduate status within the institution, please attach an additional document to the application confirming this.  

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