Visitor access

If you're not based at UWE Bristol you can still visit the Library, join the Library and borrow books - free of charge.

Please read our COVID-19 service update for library users.

Join the Library

Everyone is welcome to visit and join UWE Bristol library for free - you don't have to be a UWE Bristol student or member of staff. If you're a LibrariesWest card holder, you can even use your existing public library card.

Students and staff at schools and colleges

UWE Bristol Library welcomes visits from schools and Further Education colleges. Find out what resources we can provide and arrange a visit.


UWE Bristol Library supports you in continuing your learning after graduation from UWE Bristol, be it for professional development, academic research, or personal interest.


UWE Bristol Library supports local business, in particular start-up and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are associated with UWE Bristol.

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