Admission and Membership

Using the Library as a Member of the Hellenic and/or Roman Society

Members of the Hellenic and Roman Socities may use the Library and borrow up to four volumes per Society (either in person or by post). The Societies are open to all those interested in any aspect of Hellenic or Roman Studies. Membership also includes receipt of the Societies' journals and invitations to events including lectures, conferences, and visits to exhibitions and sites.

Join the Hellenic Society here online or download a membership form.

Join the Roman Society here online or download a membership form.

Using the Library as Member of the Institute of Classical Studies

Members of the ICS may use the Library but not borrow books. Membership is free of charge and is open to teachers, graduate students, and others with the approval of the Director. More information can be found here.

Using the Library as a Member of the Classical Association

Members (over 18) of the Classical Association are weclome to enjoy reading rights in the Library and access online resources when physically inside the library on the same terms as all library members (borrowing rights or off-site access to licensed material are not included). On their first visit to the Library, members should show proof of their Classical Association membership. This could be a credit card receipt on a phone, an email from the Secretary of the Classical Association, or any other receipt or document which displays CA membership. Access to the Library will be valid for the period of Classical Association membership. Members should be prepared to give basic personal details, such as their name, and at least one form of contact, to be added to the Library database of readers.

Visitors and Non Members

Subject to the discretion of the Librarian, anyone with appropriate accreditation / photo I.D. may apply for reference access for a maximum of two days, particularly to consult material not available elsewhere, by completing a Visitor's form upon entry to the Library. However, the Librarian reserves the right to refuse admission. If the Library is overcrowded at any time non-members may be asked to return when there is less pressure on space.