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Library Services

Welcome to UCLan Library Services, visitors are welcome to visit our Preston Campus library. You will find details of how to plan your visit on this page.

External membership

Visitors are welcome to use UCLan library (Preston Campus), and to consult library collections subject to showing the appropriate forms of identification at the reception desk. The different types of visitor access and forms of identification are outlined below.

Please note the use of the library is subject to university rules and regulations and is for educational purposes only. You may be asked to provide contact details for the duration of your visit. Visitor entry into the library for all categories of visitor is available from 9.00 am to 9.00pm, 7 days a week.

Please note that visitors (except Alumni) will not usually be able to access the library from April until early June. This is to allow maximum space for our students during the examination period. We will not be processing new SCONUL applications during this time.

If you require any further details on external membership please contact us on 01772 895355

Our libraries

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Special Collections

The Special Collections of the University of Central Lancashire Library contain a large number of books, documents, and historical resources of both national and international importance.

Discover our Special Collections