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Library membership is available to all staff and students of St George’s, University of London, to selected staff working for the NHS in South West London, and to external members. Select your group below to check your eligibility and borrowing rights.
Due to limited capacity as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, there is currently no access to the Library for external members, including those on the SCONUL Access scheme and the University of London Libraries Access Agreement.
Students will get automatic access to the library. The will be entitled to borrow up to 15 items.
Staff will need to register to get access to the library. The will be entitled to borrow up to 15 items*.
Alumni will need to register with the library during staffed hours, from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. You will need to bring your alumni card. Alumni visitors have reference access only to the books and print journals.
* Honorary staff will have reference access only.
Students will get automatic access to the Library. The will be entitled to borrow up to 15 items.
Staff will need to register to get access to the library. The will be entitled to borrow up to 15 items.*
Staff working in the following trusts will be able to register and get full access*:
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (including community-based staff)
South West London and St. George's Mental Health Trust
Wandsworth CCG and GP practice staff in Wandsworth
Social workers in Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth (limited loans)
National Blood Service South Thames (limited loans).
To register as an NHS member you can fill in this online form or visit the library in person Monday-Friday, 8.00-6.00pm
Public Health staff in Wandsworth
staff from Croydon Health Services, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
St George's Clinical Observers
honorary appointments within St. George's, University of London and the Trust
students and academic visitors based within St George's and the Trust for less than four weeks
NHS Sutton and Merton
Due to limited capacity as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, there is currently no access to the library for external members, including those on the SCONUL Access scheme and the University of London Libraries Access Agreement.
The SCONUL Access Scheme is suspended nationally which means SCONUL cannot process new applications or renewals and other participating libraries are not accepting visitors. SCONUL remain fully committed to opening up the scheme again as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, and they are keeping this under regular review. 20/11/2020
The university is closed to visitors at weekends and after 6pm during the week.
Access outside these times is available to visitors but they must register at the library helpdesk during staffed hours, from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, and pay a fee.
See table below for charges.
Please note: users must register on a Friday before 5pm for this type of access
Admission to the library is at the discretion of the Associate Director of Information Services and subject to the following conditions:
visitors must fill in all parts of the admission form legibly.
visitors must show some identification (institutional ID, driving licence or bank card).
visitors must be 18 years old or over.
visitors have access to print-based information resources, photocopying facilities and the online library catalogue only.
use of the photocopier is available to visitors during staffed hours only (8am to 6pm).
visitors must observe the library rules and regulations.
Visitors and external members do not have access to the library's computing facilities due to licensing restrictions.
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