BLDS is a graduate research library. Membership is freely available to:
- IDS staff
- IDS students
- IDS Visiting Fellows
- Ex-IDS staff with at least 5 years service
- University of Sussex and University of Brighton staff
- University of Sussex postgraduate students
Note: please check our external membership page if you do not belong to any of the above categories but would like to join. We have a reduced rate for students from other universities.
- Please come to the BLDS service counter to join.
- IDS members should bring your IDS access/ID card.
- University of Sussex and University of Brighton staff should bring proof of your position.
- University of Sussex postgraduate students should bring your student registration card.
- If you wish, you may print a copy of the BLDS membership Form to complete before coming to the service counter with your ID.
See Library regulations here.