Information Services

Access for members of the public and other visitors

Personal research

Visits are permitted from members of the public who cannot otherwise obtain access to the printed material they need.  If you wish to apply for visitor access, you will need to complete an online Visitor Registration Form to obtain a visitor pass. 

  • There is an administration charge of £5 for this pass.
  • It is valid for one month and is non-renewable.
  • You will be required to provide proof of your identity and your address when you visit the Library.
  • Parents/guardians please note that children are not permitted in study areas.


Researchers wishing to use Special Collections material should contact staff there in advance of their visit. Further information is available on the Special Collections web pages and on the Special Collections libguide.

Please note

Access to Queen’s electronic resources is not usually available due to licensing restrictions and, some Queen’s collections are restricted to members of Queen’s University.