Both individuals and organisations are welcome to join the library. Reference access to the collection is free but a fee will be payable if you wish to borrow items unless you fall into one of these groups:
Proof of the above will be required when you apply.
Recognising the links between the University and the wider community, members of the public are welcome to make use of the University Library for reference free of charge.
Arrangements for members of the public vary at each site but you may be asked to sign in or show proof of ID. Please check before arriving so that you are not disappointed.
Anyone wishing to borrow will be required to pay an annual subscription.
All libraries except National Oceanographic Library:
|Personal ^||£35 + VAT||10||0|
|OU Postgraduate (if not SCONUL Access)^||£100 + VAT||10||0|
|Corporate (gift) ^||£0.00||10||0|
|Corporate ^||£100 +VAT||15||0|
^ excluding NOL
* long loan & one week loan items
** Inter-Library loans
Once your application is approved, you will be asked to pay using the University of Southampton Online Store.
The University Library consists of: