Join the IHR Wohl Library

Join or renew your membership of the IHR Wohl Library. Membership is free. We welcome academics, postgraduate students and all those undertaking historical research.

Please complete this form if you would like to renew or register for free membership of the Wohl Library at the Institute of Historical Research, or update your details. Memberships run annually from September.

School of Advanced Study students, staff or fellows: You can use your University of London ID card to access the IHR. Please complete the separate form for membership of the Senate House Library and IHR. 

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If you are renewing or have had the IHR card pre-issued, please enter the 10 characters printed below the barcode on your card.
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  • We will contact you where required in order to manage your membership. Where you have agreed, your email address will also be used to contact you with information about events and other activities. You may opt-out of these emails at any time.