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Open access resources for Alumni.

Library Access

Recent graduates can become library members for a £30 annual fee  

  • This allows up to 5 loans at any one time
  • Access to all 3 libraries
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Access to a range of open access resources for study, research and lifelong learning.

To arrange access as a member, please complete the online registration formPlease note you will need to create a PIN for your account, please take a note of it as you will need it later. 

Please note that we are not able to accept registration in person and it may take up to four weeks to process a new sign-up request.

Once your registration has been verified and approved, you will receive the link to the University's e-Store to make payment and then your library account will be created.

You will be required to provide a photograph so that an ID card can be created.

For Avery Hill and Stockwell Street members, you will then be notified by email when your ID card is ready to collect.

For Drill Hall members, you will be notified that you can visit the library and you will be issued a card on your first visit and an IT account will also be created on the day. You will be able to collect your card during the following periods: Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm or Weekends between 10:30am and 4:30pm.   

If you wish to access eresources, please contact the Alumni office 

Electronic resources are  

  • JSTOR 

  • Sage Journals and Sage Knowledge

  • Alumni can also access a range of open access resources for study, research and lifelong learning. 

Once your registration has been verified and approved, you will receive login credentials to access Sage resources and JSTOR. Your account should be live in approximately 1 week. For questions relating to online journal access, please contact the Library Services Team.

Due to the University’s licensing obligations, alumni cannot use university computers or any electronic information products, other than online catalogues and specific alumni-only resources as mentioned above.

 

Access to the Drill Hall library:

Details of other Membership schemes available at the Drill Hall Library: Membership schemes - Drill Hall Library (medway.ac.uk)