Answered By: Jenni Lecky-Thompson
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019     Views: 507

The following may use Cambridge University Library:

  • Academic staff, research students and taught postgraduate students from other universities can apply to use the Library for reference.
  • Undergraduate students from other UK universities can apply to use the Library for reference outside University of Cambridge full terms.
  • Private and business researchers may apply to use the Library for reference if their research requires access to materials held at the University Library. Please note that researchers wishing to access the University Library are normally 18 years or over.  Young people aged 16 and 17 are admitted and must to bring a signed permission form from their parent or guardian.

A £15 administration charge for 6 months (or £28 for 12 months) applies to applicants from non-UK universities and the private or business researchers. Temporary tickets valid for 1 week within any twelve-month period are free of charge.

Further information on the documentation that you need to bring is available here.