Register for a library catalogue account

When you have a library catalogue account you will be able to log in to the online library catalogue to reserve/renew books and also use the self-issue kiosks at Chilton, Colindale and Porton libraries to borrow books.

You can also use this login to access the ebooks and audiobooks via Borrowbox.

This page is split into the following sections:

    • How to register for a library catalogue account
    • How to reset your password if you have forgotten it
    • How to find out if you already have an account
    • How to login to your library catalogue account
    • How to add your home address to your library catalogue account

How to register for an library catalogue account

Members of UKHSA staff are automatically registered for a library catalogue account.
If you are an external user, then please email [email protected]

Forgotten your password?

If you already have an account, you can reset your password here
If the ‘Forgotten your password’ link does not work, then please email [email protected]

Not sure if you have an account?

Enter your email address on the “forgotten password” page.
If you do not have an account, you will receive the following error message and will need to email [email protected]

Screenshot of library catalogue Forgotten password recovery page with the following error: "Error: No account was found with the provided information. Please contact the library if you need further assistance."

How to login to your online library account

Visit the catalogue at to log in:

Screenshot of library catalogue highlighting the 'Log in to your account' link in the top navigation

How to add your home address to your library catalogue account

  1. Log in using your username and password at
    If you are unsure of your log in details use this link to reset your password:
  2. From the menu on the left-hand side click on the ‘Your personal details” tab
    Image of menu showing link to "Your PErsonal Details"
  3. Add your home address details.
  4. Click “Submit Update Request” at the bottom of the screen.
    Image showing link to "Submit update request"


Visit the renewals page for help with renewing a book.

Speak to staff when you’re next in the library, or email [email protected] for help registering your account.

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