That individual libraries may require applicants under the Agreement to demonstrate their need to consult material held in that library. This criterion of need means that students should not expect to be able to use other libraries purely for study space or for reasons of ease and convenience.
- That individual libraries may require users under the Agreement to adhere to shorter opening hours than those which apply to ‘home’ institutional users of that Library.
- That all libraries within the University of London should admit free of charge current members of the University on production of appropriate institutional ID in order to consult printed materials in their stock.
- That participating University of London institutions have particular responsibility to provide adequate resources to support their own taught courses and under this Agreement may need to restrict access to teaching collections and, similarly, to other specialist collections.
- Access to electronic services and resources may be restricted under the terms of this Agreement.
- This Agreement does not include the provision of inter-library loan services.
- Libraries participating in the Agreement should, on their own web pages and in other publicity should:
a. Announce their participation in the Agreement
b. Link to the authoritative wording of the Agreement
c. Make clear what range of services is available locally under
- the Agreement.
- All those institutions participating in the University of London Access Agreement are listed under the Colleges and Institutes information (see Additional Notes at end of text).