1. Please complete all sections of the form
  2. All applicants must produce their current university registration card showing postgraduate status and degree course.  
  3. Non-University of London students must also provide a letter of introduction from their supervisor which clearly states that the applicant is registered for a postgraduate research degree (i.e. not a purely taught course).
  4. Supervisors of research assistants must provide a letter of introduction which clearly states how long the applicant will require access to the Library. 
Library Admissions Application Form

1. Personal Details


2.  University Details

Course details
Mode of study

3. Upload Your Details

Please upload your details. Accepted file formats include JPG, PNG  or PDF.  

If you haven't yet received your college ID card or are based overseas, please upload the confirmation letter of your enrolment.

The front of your card is the side with the photo.  Please resize any photos that are more than 2MB in size.

College ID (front) or Confirmation Letter

One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, png.

Letter of Introduction (non-UoL students only)

One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.

4. Special Needs Requirements

5. Undertakings

  1. I undertake to abide by the Library Regulations. A copy of the current regulations may be obtained from the Library Administrative Officer or may be consulted at the Library Enquiry Desk.
  2. I hereby declare that I wish to use the facilities of IALS solely in connection with my academic research at the institution at which I am registered.
  3. Should I wish to use the facilities in connection with any work as a practising solicitor/barrister or for any other purpose not related to my academic research, I undertake to notify the Librarian and to pay the appropriate admission fee.
  4. I undertake to observe the provisions of current copyright law and any other copyright restrictions and to read and observe the notes displayed above the self-service photocopiers before making any copies. I understand that some electronic information services are only available for academic use. 
  5. I am aware that my personal data will be collected at the application stage and throughout my registration in accordance with the IALS Library membership privacy notice.
  6. I agree that IALS Library may use my email address to send emails to me concerning news and information about IALS and its Library.