Answered By: Library Help
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2022     Views: 12

We have several library membership options available, brief details are included below, our Library Visitor Page contains full information on our memberships. If you have any questions you can email our Membership team at who will be happy to help.

The rules and regulations for all library users are available online.

For current students and staff at the University of Northampton

If you are currently a student or member of staff at the University of Northampton you will already have a library account, this is created automatically when you start at the University. Your University ID card is your library card, you can borrow books and other library resources using the card. We have helpful guides to get you started and guides on borrowing books and how to return them.

Our staff will be happy to help you get started, guide you through finding and borrowing books and resources, and answer any questions you have. You can email or during our staffed hours you can visit the library Help Desk on the second floor of the Learning Hub.

You can also apply through SCONUL to access libraries of participating institutions from around the UK.

For current students and staff at another university

If your institution is part of the SCONUL scheme you can apply for a free SCONUL membership with us. First apply through SCONUL, once you have your approval email you can begin a SCONUL membership application with us.

If your institution is not part of the SCONUL scheme, we have an associate membership option that you can apply for.

For alumni and retired staff of the University of Northampton

If you are an alumni or member of staff who retired in post at the University of Northampton you can apply for free associate membership with the library.

For members of the public

If you are a member of the public you can apply for a one year associate membership at the University of Northampton library.