Personal Details

The National Library of Wales offers a wide range of subscribed electronic resources, ranging from scholarly journals to encyclopaedias and newspapers. In conjunction with Vale of Glamorgan Council , the National Library of Wales would like to offer you the opportunity to register for access to our electronic resources by completing the form below.

You can use this form to register for an NLW online account that will:

As this service is funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, we regret that if you don't have a home address in Wales you won't be able to register for access to all the Library's electronic resources.

If you are an associate member of a College or University please tick the box below to agree not to use your NLW account details to access the following resources:
  • 19th Century British Newspapers Part 1
  • Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online – British Politics
  • The Illustrated London News Historical Archive
  • The Sunday Times Digital Archive
  • The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000
I agree: (only required if you are an associate member of a College or University)

** We regret that if you don't have a home address in Wales you won't be able to register for access to all the Library's Subscriptions. (see What can I access?)

*** Please note that in order to gain access to the Reading Rooms you will need to upgrade your account to a Full NLW Readers Ticket. In order to do this, you will need to bring with you 2 proofs of identity, one of them showing your current address.

Your Personal Data

The personal information you provide us during registration will be used to provide audited access to our collections and all other services available to you as an NLW account holder. Our NLW Account Privacy Notice provides more detailed information about how we store and process your information for this purpose.

Keep up to Date

Please tick the box below if you would like us to use your personal data to send you the latest news about NLW events, services and activities. You will receive further correspondence from us by email or by post, where you will be able to choose which topics you are interested in and how you would like to receive communications from us. Our NLW Mailing list Privacy Notice provides additional clarity regarding how we store and process your information for mailing list purposes.

Choose a memorable password to use with the reader’s ticket number you will be assigned to access the Library’s services.
(minimum 6 characters)
By clicking the ‘Continue’ button below you are confirming that you are over 16 years of age.