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2. Admission and registration

2.1. Service users may be eligible to use all or some of the facilities and services provided, dependent on their status. Full details are available on the Access and Membership section of the Library Services website.

2.2. Registered Students, Staff, Members of Council, Fellows, Emeritus Professors and Readers of the University may use all Library premises, collections, resources and services.

2.3. Intercollegiate students at the University of London attending Queen Mary as an integral part of a taught course may have access to Library Services premises for reference and borrowing.

2.4. Additional categories of service user or particular individuals may register for use of a limited set of services or for reference use only, at the Librarian's discretion.

2.5. All service users and others on Library Services premises must present a current student or staff identity card, or day ticket if requested to do so. Identity cards are not transferable and their loss must be reported immediately. Any person who is not able to produce an identity card, or who has not signed in as a visitor, may be asked to leave.

2.6. Registered service users must notify Library Services promptly of any change of name or address.

2.7. The Librarian must be notified in advance of groups of visitors to Library Services premises. Persons in charge of such groups must ensure that the presence of a group does not inconvenience or disturb other service users. 

2.8.   Children under the age of 16 may visit Library Services premises with a responsible adult on condition that parents/guardians take full responsibility for the child’s health and safety and behaviour. If a child is disturbing other service users, Library Services staff may politely request that the parent/guardian takes the child off the premises.

2.9. Children aged 16 to 18 wishing to use Library Services independently for the purposes of study, may only do so under a recognised programme approved by the University which has undergone a full risk assessment.

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