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Perry Library: Services for Visitors

Some of these services are currently unavailable due to network issues.

See our Network Disruption Updates page for the latest information and support,

Latest Update - Visitor Access to the Library

Customers with paid 'Visitor Membership' ID cards are now able to access the Perry Library. Memberships have been extended to make up for the time lost while we were closed.

We are not taking new membership applications at this time.

Opening hours

You will be asked to supply your contact details for the purposes of track and trace. Face Coverings are required unless you have an exemption.

Book returns are via the book bin at the entrance to the library.

See our Visiting the library page for information about staying safe on campus.

Visitor Access to the Perry Library

Can I visit LSBU library as a member of the public?

Please Note: We are not taking new membership applications at this time.

Yes! We now offer 'reference only' visitor membership. 

You can see full details and apply via our online form below.

Can I use LSBU library under the SCONUL access scheme?

Can I join LSBU under the SCONUL access scheme?

Please Note: The SCONUL access scheme remains suspended currently.

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

SCONUL Access logo

Visitors from other Institutions

Members of the following institutions are eligible for reference access by showing their organisation's membership card.

  • Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE),
  • Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
  • Organisation of Tourism and Hospitality Management (OTHM)

Due to licensing restrictions on our electronic resources you will not be able to use our PCs. However, we have visitor Wi-Fi if you bring your own device.

Visitor Wi-Fi Access

Wi-Fi access for visitors

There are two Wi-Fi networks available to visitors to the Perry Library.

Eduroam If you are visiting from another institution which uses the eduroam network, you can log on using your home institution's email address and password.

LSBU visitor Wi-Fi network - Connect to "LSBU_Visitor" on your laptop or device and complete the registration form.

Please note that this will not give you access to LSBU Resources and other LSBU services.

Visitor Access Restrictions

Visitor Access Restrictions

Alumni - Open

Visitor Membership - Open

SCONUL - Suspended

Your Library Account

Picture of Books with Text: 'Your Library Account'

Library Tip - Visiting User Library Account

Guest Printing and Copying

Web Printing

for Alumni & Visitors

Print wirelessly from any device at:

• Guest username and password
• Upload document
• Release from campus printers

Guest printing cards are available from our help desks

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