Joining the Library

Keele Staff & Students

Keele staff and students automatically join the Library when you start at University. Your Keele card acts as your Library card. You must bring your card with you when you visit the Library, especially to take any books out.  Please quote the bar code number on your card in any correspondence with the Library as this helps us to identify your record.

NHS Users

NHS users will need to complete an application form in order to join the Library. This is available from the Health Library enquiries counter. You need to bring your NHS ID badge in order for us to verify your employment. You will then be provided with a Library card which you must bring with you in order to use our services. Please quote the bar code number on your card in any correspondence with the Library as this helps us to identify your record.

  • PDF Form - print out this application form, complete by hand and bring to the library counter along with your NHS ID
  • MS Word Form - update this form with your details, print out, sign and bring to the library counter along with your NHS ID

Students on Placement

Students on placement at NHS Trusts in North Staffordshire are also allowed to join the Library and can complete an application form available from the enquiries counter.

  • PDF Form - print out this application form, complete by hand and bring to the library counter along with your NHS or student ID
  • MS Word Form - update this form with your details, print out, sign and bring to the library counter along with your NHS or student ID

Work or Live near County (Stafford)?

You can also join the LERC library at County Hospital (Stafford).

Other Users

The Library may be available to other individual according to different circumstances. Users may request limited membership by writing to the Health Library manager. A charge is made for this service.