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Alumni and visitors

Welcome. Our libraries are open to all visitors to use our collections for research, with a booking. We will need your full name and contact details.

Please note: LCF library will be closed to visitors, including SCONUL, until January 2024 .

Bookings should be requested at least 1 day before you want to visit. You must have received a booking confirmation before you visit. Please note there is no wait list. Make a booking.

Make sure you bring in a copy of your booking, or have it ready to show on your device.

Visitors have access to book a study space and browse collections. There is no access to UAL computers but visitors can create a guest account to print and copy from their own device by visiting Papercut.

Visitors from other academic institutions can access Wi-Fi via Eduroam, from their own devices.

Closed access stock / special collections can be requested when on site, subject to availability.

Alumni can access free or open access quality online resources. Join the alumni scheme and find out about graduate benefits.

Visitors from other academic institutions who have SCONUL Access Band A, B or C approval can apply for UAL SCONUL library membership which entitles them to borrow up to 3 books. Please complete our online SCONUL Access library membership application form. See SCONUL Access for details of the scheme.

A number of visitor appointments are reserved each day for SCONUL Access approved users

Library Reading Room, John Islip Street
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