All members of the public are able to use our libraries for reference purposes, free of charge
. If you want to borrow any books then you can join as an external member for a small subscription fee:
Standard: £70 per annum
UoB graduates: £40 per annum
- University of Brighton graduates are entitled to one year’s free membership & a reduced membership rate for subsequent years.
- Staff and students from other universities may be able to join via the SCONUL Access reciprocal scheme.
- Students on Access to Higher Education courses at colleges in the LASER Learning Awards Access Validating Agency are entitled to free membership for the duration of their course.
External membership entitles you to borrow six books, for three weeks at a time (long loan category only), from any of our libraries. Loans will be automatically renewed if not required by another borrower. Loans not returned by the due date are fined at 50p per day per item. Please be aware that our libraries specialise in particular subjects. We recommend that you search our library catalogue to find out which library holds the books you are interested in and send your application form to staff at that site.
Applying for Membership
Please send a completed application form
to the site library you wish to join.
You will be contacted once your library card is ready for collection.