Staff from institutions officially associated with the University of Edinburgh can have free membership of University of Edinburgh Library.
University of Edinburgh Libraries are fully open to all categories of external membership.
If you wish to join or renew your existing membership, please e-mail us at email@example.com (Please state you wish to join/renew and include in your email your name, category of visitor and existing card reference number starting ‘200..’ if applicable).
We will reply to you with important information for access within a maximum of 7 days. Please wait for our reply before visiting our libraries.*
*We may not be able to process your membership if you do not follow these steps.*
|Free for current staff of University of Edinburgh associated institutions. Membership lasts for 12 months.
What do I need to bring?
|Current staff ID
What does my card entitle me to?
Details of what your card entitles you to at the University Library can be found on the following page.
Your external borrower’s card can be used in the Main Library and all site libraries. Access to departmental or class libraries is not available.
Replacement cards (lost, stolen or expired)
If your external borrower's card is lost, stolen or damaged you can get it replaced with an online payment of £10. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
If your card expires you must apply for a new one. Please email email@example.com and we will send you all the relevant information for a replacement. All required documentation must be provided.
Privacy Notice for Library Self-Registration
This privacy notice explains what personal information the University holds about those joining as library members. It explains why we hold this information, what we do with it, how long we keep it for and if we share it with third parties.