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Library services for visitors

Kingston University has a strong a commitment to our local community and supporting learners at all stages of their educational journey. As a result access to our libraries is open to all including...

Summary of library membership offered to visitors


Alumni membership  Individual membership
(Royal Borough of Kingston Resident)
Individual membership
(Non Royal Borough of Kingston Resident)
Corporate membershipWalk-in Access (Reference only)
Library membership card  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes  No
Use of print collections for reference

Yes

 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Borrow items 4 4 4 15 No
Place requests Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Access to
Wi-Fi
Yes - The Cloud Yes - The Cloud Yes - The Cloud Yes - The Cloud Yes - The Cloud
Access to e-resources No No No No No
Access to KU dissertations and theses No No No No No
Access during Night Opening No No No No No
Duration 6 or 12 month options 6 or 12 month options 6 or 12 month options

12 months
only

n/a
Fee

£25 inc VAT for 6 months

£50 inc VAT for 12 months

£25 inc VAT for 6 months

£50 inc VAT for 12 months

£50 inc VAT for 6 months

£120 inc VAT for 12 months

£350 inc VAT n/a

Archives

You are also welcome to visit Kingston University's archives and special collections, which include several Iris Murdoch collections, theatre collections such as the Sheridan Morley and Sondheim Society archives, and the Vane Ivanovic Library and Archive, find out how to gain access, which is by appointment only.

Wi-Fi

Kingston University provides wireless internet access to visitors. For more details, see our Information and Technology Services Wi-Fi page.

School and college visits

Teachers wishing to enquire about a school or college visit to one of our libraries should email discover@kingston.ac.uk. You can also find out more about University outreach activities for schools and colleges.

Contact details

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