Join the Library

All are welcome to visit the Library, join the Library and borrow books - free of charge. You don't have to be a UWE Bristol student or member of staff.

How to join

We regret to announce that we are not currently accepting applications due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Services available to members of the public

Reference use of print books and journals

You can visit any campus library during staffed hours, search for books and journals on the library shelves and read them on the premises. 

Photocopying facilities are not available to members of the public.

Borrow and reserve books

Once you join the Library and are issued a library card you can...

Guest access to databases

Members of the public have limited guest access to databases. This service is only available from library PCs and requires a separate registration.

24 October 2019 update: Guest access to databases is currently unavailable due to ongoing technical issues. We are working to restore access as soon as possible.

Internet access

UWE Bristol participates in the Eduroam service, which provides wireless internet access for visitors from participating institutions.

Visitors can access WiFi in all public locations at UWE Bristol (including in the library) using "_The Cloud". Find out more about WiFi at UWE.

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