Our libraries are currently open to Imperial staff and students, NHS staff from our partner trusts, Imperial alumni and SCONUL Access Band A. All other membership is currently suspended.
Academic staff who retired in-service may borrow from the Central Library.
Complete the online library membership application form. After submitting the form please visit the Central Library and show proof of your retired status.
Borrowing and requests
You may borrow:
|Total items||Number of weeks||Including 24 hour loans|
|5 (from Central Library)||1 week||0|
We will automatically renew your items for up to 6 months before they must be returned, unless they have been requested.
If an item you have is recalled you will need to return it by the due date. The Library charges fines on recalled items.
Sign in to Library Search to request an item which is out on loan. We will email you when it is available for collection. Your request limit is 3 at one time.
The Document Delivery Service is not available.
Using e-journals, e-books and databases
Your access to e-journals, e-books and databases is limited only to those permitted by the terms of our licences and only available within the Library. Their use is strictly for non-commercial purposes and you must adhere to licence restrictions.