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Access to Birkbeck Library

Students on degree programmes may request access to Birkbeck University Library. The library is conveniently located within 5 minutes walking distance of the College and is open 08:30 to 23:45 seven days a week.

Students who wish to have access to Birkbeck Library can request access at the start of each term by completing the online form .  

  • Access is on a term by term basis. Students will need to reapply for access at the start of a new term
  • External users are unable to access the University's online library resources. 
  • Access does not include borrowing privileges.

Applicants will be notified when library cards are available to be collected. Normally this will be in the second week of term.

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