Supplying to other libraries
We are happy to receive requests from other libraries in the UK and overseas, and will try to supply items where possible. Please see the tabs below for details about the types of items we can supply.
We reserve the right not to supply items, for example if we believe the request to be for commercial use.
|Books||Articles and chapters|
|UK Libraries||BL Document Supply Service pricing|
- UK institutions: please remember to include your British Library account code and a reference number for the request
- International institutions: please indicate your preferred method of payment. We can accept payment via IFLA vouchers and debit/credit card.
- Our standard loan period is 6 weeks. All loans may be subject to recall
- During term-time, items considered essential for City students may be unavailable
- We may ask for items to be restricted to library use only
- In most cases, items can be returned via standard post. For certain items, we may ask for items to be returned by recorded or special delivery.
- We will attempt to fulfil all requests for journal articles and book chapters
- For items from our e-journals collection this will be license permitting
- All successful requests will be accompanied by Terms and Conditions of lending, which must be observed
- Our supply of article requests will at all times comply with UK Copyright guidelines.