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The Library

Information for Visitors

Visiting the library

Any member of the public may use the Library for reference purposes; please contact us beforehand to ensure we will be able to help you.

Borrowing books

If you want to borrow books you may apply to become an external member of the Library; you will then be able to borrow 6 items.  All items are issued to you for 7 days in the first instance, then renew automatically each day. The item is always due back in 7 days until someone else requests the item, you have had the item for two months or your membership expires.

External membership charges

External member £100 per annum
Ex-Harper Adams student £25 per annum
Ex-Harper Adams staff member No charge
SCONUL Access scheme member No charge
Other people associated with Harper Adams (for example a Governor) No charge


Please let us know when you are planning to visit us. On your first visit you will need to complete a brief form and will be issued with a library card. If you are a SCONUL Access scheme member you will need to bring your SCONUL Access card or email and your ID card from your academic institution.

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