Services for visitors
Some of our services are available to library visitors without the need to become a member.
Covid-19 - latest update
Visitor access to our libraries is now available except for Colleges and Sixth Forms, Group visits for schools and SCONUL Access which are still unavailable.
We will update this page with further updates or contact the Library Helpline with any questions.
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.
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.
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.