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Visitor Access

Visitor Access

We welcome visitors from:
  • Our Partner Colleges
  • Clinical Staff in NHS Hospital Trusts (Avery Hill and Medway libraries only)

We are unable to offer access to students from Local schools, Sixth form Colleges, Colleges of Further Education and UTC's. 

For further information visit our web page:

Please note that no animals may be brought into the libraries apart from registered assistance dogs.


All members of the University of Greenwich Alumni community, are eligible to join our libraries by paying the annual £30 Membership fee

The membership comes with a five-book borrowing allowance, reference access, Wi-Fi access and access to a range of open access resources for Study, research and lifelong learning.

Please note, these resources are for private study and non-commercial research only. For more information, please refer to the Alumni LibGuide

Access to the Drill Hall library:

Please refer to Membership schemes - Drill Hall Library (

Additional Information:

Visit the Alumni & Friends home page to explore more about your place in our global community of over 250,000 alumni, and the other ways they can support you in your graduate journey.


To access the University of Greenwich Libraries under the SCONUL access scheme:

  1. Apply to SCONUL Access scheme
  2. Wait to receive your SCONUL Access Approved email
  3. Forward the email with your home address and phone number to
  4. We will contact you with joining information


Clinical Staff in NHS Hospital Trusts

Clinical Staff in NHS Hospital Trusts for which the university provides education and training for nurses, midwives and other staff can join the Avery Hill or Medway library and borrow up to 5 items from the Health stock.

As clinical staff you will not have access to the Stockwell Street library.

If you wish to join the Avery Hill or Medway library please visit during core library hours – Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm and Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 5pm.

For further information visit our web page: .

Eresources and Wi-Fi access

Due to the terms of our license agreements with our suppliers, we are unable to grant access to our eresources. This will be provided by your home institution. You would be entitled to use our study spaces during your visit and depending our borrowing entitlements, you may be able to  borrow 5 books. You can find more information about it here.

If your home institution participates in the eduroam service then you should be able to use this access the internet on your laptop or mobile device while you are visiting us. It is worth checking eligibility and ensuring your access options are configured in conjunction with your home university before you travel. Please see the eduroam website for further details.