Reference only access

The reference only membership is ideal for regular access to the Library's reading rooms, collections and other services onsite.

Please note: memberships are processed online – register online before you first come into the Library.

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Reference only access

The reference only membership is ideal for regular access to the Library's reading rooms, collections and other services onsite.

Please note: memberships are processed online – register online before you first come into the Library.

    The reference only membership is available for 6 months or 1 year. It offers onsite access only and it does not include borrowing. Photographic ID and proof of address are required.

    6 months £50.00
    1 year  £100.00

    Join online

    To pre-register online, please fill in the form below and press the ‘Submit’ button. To complete your membership, bring your ‘temporary membership number’ to the library along with a photo ID and a proof of address. Let staff at the desk know the length of the membership you would like to purchase, and they will process it for you. Please note we only accept card payments at the moment.

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    Other memberships

    In addition to this membership, we offer a number of other membership schemes, which are open to the general public: