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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, until December 2021 books can be returned for free, visit clicksit to request a label and receive instructions.

Click and Collect

You can choose to collect books from the London library  Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

If you also want to also use a study space or browse the shelves you will need to book in advance.  

Please remember that postal loans are free at the moment and plan your journey to avoid busy times and routes.  

Fill in the webform and wait for confirmation that the books are ready to collect. 

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 6 January 2022 and waived all fines during this period. Use My Account to check the books you currently have on loan.

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