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BASEES Members - How To Join The SSEES Library

Reference access

Current academic staff and research students from all UK/Irish universities and abroad can register for a free annual reference ticket to the Library. Proof of ID and proof of status is required.

Taught students from University of London institutions are also eligible for free annual reference access. Proof of ID and proof of status is required.

Taught students from other UK/Irish universities can use the Library for free during UCL vacation periods, but not during term.

Retired staff (from institutions other than UCL), taught students from overseas and all other private scholars / members of the public have to pay a fee to use the Library. A day ticket costs £7, a weekly ticket is £20 and a monthly ticket costs £30.

 

Borrowing

Current academic staff and research students from all UK/Irish universities can apply for free borrowing access (up to 5 standard loan books at a time from any UCL library) if they wish. In  addition to proof of ID and proof of status, they would need to provide one passport photo and show proof of home address. A SCONUL Access Band ‘A’ card / letter is also required unless the person is from a University of London institution.

All other categories of external user have to pay to borrow books. Borrowing access (up to 3 standard loan books from SSEES library only) costs £100 per year. Proof of ID and proof of home address is required.

Anyone required further information on library membership should contact ssees-library@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

 

Access to electronic resources

Electronic resources can be accessed via the Explore terminals (catalogues) in the SSEES Library. There are two terminals on each floor of the Library. Most electronic resources are licensed for use by all visitors to the Library, but a few resources are restricted by password to members of UCL only.

Off-site access to electronic resources is only available to UCL staff and students.

There are no printing facilities for visitors to the Library, but users can download and save articles to USB.

Further information on visitor access to electronic resources is available on the main Library Services website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/ftv.shtml#electro

If members have any issues, please contact Dr Jeremy Hicks (j.g.hicks@qmul.ac.uk) who can raise them with SSEES library committee.