Members of the public are welcome to visit or join our campus-based libraries.
You can visit our libraries and browse our print based resources without a membership. You can also access some eResources through our walk-in access to eResources service. Additionally, you can use our photocopying service.
If you want to borrow books from our libraries you'll need to become a member.
Join us as a personal member to borrow books from our main collections and our store, reserve items on loan, and use the Inter-Library Loan service (additional charge applicable).
There is a charge of £60 for one year or £150 for three years for personal membership. You can borrow up to six main collection items.
People studying, living and working in the Cardiff area are able to become a member through CLIC (Cardiff: Libraries in Cooperation). A list of participating libraries and information about how it works is available on the CLIC website.
There is a charge of £10 for one year or £25 for three years for CLIC membership. You'll be able to borrow up to two items at a time from the main library collection.
How to join
To join as a personal or CLIC member you will need to apply for a library card. These are issued at the following times and locations:
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 21:00, Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 (during semester time)
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:30 (during vacation time).
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 12:00 (please contact the Health Library before visiting to check that ID card service is available)
Please complete and bring a membership form:
29 February 2016
Please complete our membership form to join and use our libraries.
CLIC members will also need:
- a letter of referral from your home library
- your home library card.