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Borrowing and reservations


Borrow up to eight items

     4 For four weeks
      5 With up to five renewals

Postal Loans

We can now post books from the London library. Please fill in the postal loan form and wait for confirmation. We will cover the cost of postage of books to you, you are responsible for the cost of returning book.

Please check our library search to see if the items you require are available in eBook format. If they are not, you may wish to submit a request via our Feedback and book suggestions form.


Requesting articles

Most of our journals are available online. Where it is only available in print, we can scan and send journal articles from the London library.

You can request articles and books that are not available from the Library and Archive Service's collection. Where possible we will obtain them from another library on your behalf please fill in the article request form and wait for confirmation.



We have extended the loan period on all books until 4 October 2021 and waived all fines during this period.

For the latest Library and COVID-19 information please visit our keeping up to date page.