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UHL Libraries & Information Services have 4 categories of membership: full, student and external membership, plus reference access. The groups covered by each category are detailed below. Details on how to join UHL Libraries & information services and the services we offer to each membership category are included. Joining at one site means you are a member at all 3 sites. You can download a leaflet on our services PDF icon here but please note that the actual services available to you will depend upon your membership category.

Full members

  • Employees of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust honorary contract holders
  • Employees of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (Leaflet detailing services for LPT staff) PDF icon
  • Leicester City Council Public Health staff
If you are in this category, you can join by using our online registration form. Alternativley you can visit any of the libraries with your work ID badge to fill in a form. You can also find details of what services we offer to full members.

Student members

  • A medical student at the University of Leicester
  • A nursing or midwifery student at De Montfort University
  • Any student on placement at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
To join the library, please come into one of the libraries with your student ID and fill in a registration form. You can also see the services that are on offer to you.

External members

  • Retired University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust staff
  • NHS staff, or those providing services to NHS patients, in Leicestershire
  • Other NHS staff in East Midlands
To join the library, please come into one of the libraries with your work ID (where applicable) and fill in a registration form. You can also find out what we offer to external members.

Reference access

If you are not included in any of the categories above, you can still use our libraries on a reference only basis during staffed hours. In addition, you can pay to upgrade to external membership at a cost of £50 per year or £30 for 6 months

If you are unclear on your eligability to join, please contact one of the libraries.


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