Who can use the Library

Details for Alumni


Proof of ID required
Borrowing Entitlement
  • Graduates of the University of Leicester
Valid proof of ID, your Graduation Certificate, if you require borrowing, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm). Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks ) £30 for 12 months £10 for 3 months
  • Graduates of the University of Leicester who contributed a minimum of £50 to the Convocation Appeal of 1991-1993
Your Graduation Certificate and proof of your Convocation Appeal Donation Free Life Membership external borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks )

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Academic staff and students from other Universities in the UK

Details for members of other UK Universities

Please ensure that you have applied to your home library for your SCONUL Access membership before applying for University of Leicester Library membership


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Academic and Research staff and Research only students (i.e. PhD and MPhil) and Part-time, distance learning and placement students and full time post graduate students from Universities in membership of SCONUL Access
Your SCONUL Access email, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks ) free of charge

  • All other staff and students from Universities in membership of SCONUL Access
Your SCONUL Access email, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge valid for use all year. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) £60 for 12 months or £20 for 3 months
  • Academic staff and students from Universities NOT in membership of SCONUL
Your valid ID/Library card from your university home library and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge
For students the card is only valid for use in University of Leicester vacations

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Academic Staff and Students from the Colleges-University of Leicester Network (CULN)

Details for members of CULN


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Academic staff from Bishop Grosseteste University College use SCONUL Access

Your SCONUL Access email from your 'home institution' library, your 'home institution' university ID/library card and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm)

External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge
  • Academic staff at all other colleges in Membership of C-ULN
Your completed Letter of Introduction that has been validated by your home college library, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge
  • Part-time, distance learning and full time postgraduate students from Bishop Grosseteste University College SCONUL Access
Your SCONUL Access email, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge
  • All other students from Bishop Grosseteste University College SCONUL Access
Your SCONUL Access email, your "home Institution" library /ID card and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge.
Valid for use all year

  • Students at all other colleges in membership of C-ULN
Your completed Letter of Introduction that has been validated by your home college library, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm)

Reference card free of charge. Valid for use after 6pm weekdays, all day at weekends and in vacations but no entry 18 September 2017 to 8 October 2017, 20 November to 15 December 2017, 2 January to 19 January 2018, 5 March to 28 March 2018 or 9 April to 25 May 2018


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College and School students studying AS/A levels, International Baccalaureate or equivalent

Details for College and School students


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Students over the age of 16 years who are studying for AS and A levels, International Baccalaureate or equivalent, from colleges which are non C-ULN members and are in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Your completed Letter of Introduction that has been validated by your home college library, your "home Institution" library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge.
Valid for use after 6pm weekdays, all day at weekends and in vacations but no entry 18 September 2017 to 8 October 2017, 20 November to 15 December 2017, 2 January to 19 January 2018, 5 March to 28 March 2018 or 9 April to 25 May 2018

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College students over the age of 18 years from non C-ULN Colleges

Details for College and School students


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Students over the age of 18 years from non C-ULN colleges in Leicestershire and Rutland (excluding independent Further and Higher Education Institutions or colleges)
Your completed Letter of Introduction that has been validated by your home college library, your 'home Institution' library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge.
Valid for use after 6pm weekdays, all day at weekends and in vacations but no entry 18 September 2017 to 8 October 2017, 20 November to 15 December 2017, 2 January to 19 January 2018, 5 March to 28 March 2018 or 9 April to 25 May 2018

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Leicester Medical Society and Mathematical Association Members

Details for LMS and MA members


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Members of the Mathematical Association
Proof of your current membership of the Mathematical Association and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge
  • Members of Leicester Medical Society

Proof of your current membership of the Medical Society and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm)

 

 

Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge

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Members of the Public aged 19 years and over who are not students

Details for members of the public


Proof of IDBorrowing Entitlement
  • Members of the Public aged 19 years and over who are not students
Valid proof of ID and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) £60 for 12 months or £20 for 3 months

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Museum staff in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Details for museum staff


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Museum staff in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Proof of current employment in a museum e.g. contract, payslip or an official letter from the head of the Museum and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) £30 for 12 months or £10 for 3 months
  • Museum staff nominated by the Head of Heritage Leicestershire County Council
Proof of current employment in a museum e.g. contract, payslip or an official letter from the head of the Museum and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) External borrowing card
(10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge

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NHS staff employed in Leicestershire

Details for NHS staff employed in Leicestershire


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • NHS staff employed in Leicestershire
NHS ID card or an official letter confirming the nature and duration of your status. Two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) £30 for 12 months or £10 for 3 months

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Students on clinical placement within the University Hospitals of Leicester

Details for students on clinical placement


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Students on clinical placement, whose home Institution is a member of SCONUL Access
Your SCONUL Access email, your 'home Institution' library /ID card, and two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) On placement for under 6 weeks free reference card. On placement for 6 weeks or more external borrowing card (10 items for 4 weeks) free of charge.

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Teachers working in Leicester, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland

Details for teachers


Proof of ID plus the following:Borrowing Entitlement
  • Teachers in Leicester, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland wishing to visit and consult the printed collections
Two passport style photos (in colour and sized 4.5cm by 3.5cm) and proof of current employment in a school e.g. contract, payslip or official letter from the Head. Reference card free of charge. External borrowing card
(10 items for 4 weeks) £30 for 12 months or £10 for 3 months

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