Library Membership

Joining the Library as an external member.

University of Gloucestershire Library membership is available to anyone with an academic interest. Typically, independent scholars, local professionals, local residents, and former students and staff of the University can apply to become individual members. Applicants must be over 18 years of age.

More information is available at External Library Memberships Guide or email us at  for further details.

SCONUL Access scheme

SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to access study spaces or books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. Some library users may be able to borrow print books from other libraries too.

Check your eligibility for access to University of Gloucestershire libraries at SCONUL Access and apply for access.

Once you have received a SCONUL approval email from your home university register with the University of Gloucestershire for SCONUL Access

An overview of the application process and details of the services provided are available at SCONUL Access Scheme.