Shelf of books

Services for visitors

Some of our services are available to library visitors without the need to become a member.

Covid-19 - latest update

The SCONUL Access Scheme has re-started from 15 November. Please visit the SCONUL website.

Colleges and Sixth Forms Group visits for schools have restarted from 21 Febuary. Please visit the school visits page for more information. 

We will update this page with further updates or contact the Library Helpline with any questions.


Visiting us

To register for a visitor card as an individual member of the public, please bring along a valid form of identification such as a driving licence or passport. We are unable to accept photocopies.

Please follow the Safety on Campus guidance when using our facilities. 

In line with government guidelines social distancing measures are no longer mandatory, however the government expects and recommends that you wear face coverings in crowded and enclosed spaces.


Visitor services 

Wi-Fi network access


If you are a visitor from another University in the UK or abroad, you can log on to the eduroam Wi-Fi network.


As a visitor you can log onto the UoN-guest Wi-Fi network. 


You can buy a photocopying card which will allow you to use our photocopying services.

Our libraries no longer take cash, but the following libraries do have contactless payment units available for loading credit:

Electronic library resources -  Walk in User service

Our walk-in user service is currently suspended while we investigate a simpler means to make electronic resources available to library visitors. We will update this page once we have confirmed a date to re-launch the service.

University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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