We only have limited space in the Library and have to give priority to LSBU students so access to members of the public is only given if you can give us details of substantial educational need to use our library
Update - June 2019 - we are currently reviewing our public membership scheme with a view to bringing in a new scheme for the 2019-20 academic year. While we carry out this review we are not currently accepting new applications for membership.
Thanks for your patience - we'll update this page with more information soon
If you are a member of:
you are eligible for reference access by showing your organisation's membership card.
Due to licensing restrictions on our electronic resources you won’t be able to use our PCs
You can use the library catalogues and the free electronic resources available via them.
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• Guest username and password
Guest printing cards are available from our help desks
Yes if you are a student at another University who are members of the SCONUL access scheme then you can apply for access to LSBU library
Make your application using the SCONUL access website - your application will go through to your own University library who will decide whether or not to approve it so please make sure you don't have any outstanding fines or overdue loans with them!
Once they approve your application you'll receive a permission email
Please bring this to our help desk here at LSBU library along with your ID card from your University and we'll register you for an account with us
We'll also take your picture to give you an LSBU ID card which will give you access to the Library on your future visits
You need to register with us when our help desk is open but once you have your LSBU ID card you can come in any time we are open
Depending on what Band of the scheme your University allocates you to you may have reference only access (use of our spaces but not borrowing) or you may have borrowing access (borrowing of up to 4 books at a time)
You can ask at our help desks for a 'guest' account to allow you to print and copy in our libraries
If you are visiting from another institution then you can log on to "eduroam" using your home institution's email address and password.
To access the internet you can connect to our Wifi by searching for "LSBU_Visitor" and completing the registration form.
Please note that this will not give you access to LSBU Resources and other LSBU services.
The will be no access for the SCONUL REFERENCE ONLY USER Band between Monday 13th May 2019 and Friday 7th June 2019 due to pressure on our study spaces in the exam period. We will not be registering new visitors in the SCONUL REF Band either, between those dates.
Visitors in in the SCONUL A, B and C Bands and members of the public who have REFERENCE ONLY access will be able to use the library.New visitors in these categories will also be registered as usual.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.