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How to request an Interlibrary Loan: Home

Information on when and how to request an Interlibrary Loan

Emergency Information

During the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation we are able to offer electronic delivery of many journal articles and book chapters.  Unfortunately, we cannot currently offer print book interlibrary loans.  However, if you think a particular book is essential to your study then please email us at  We will investigate the possibility of purchasing your requested item as an ebook.  We must stress that for many requests ebooks are not available as an alternative to print, but we will try our best to help you. 

To make an interlibrary loan request you will need to know your University PIN.  If you are not sure what this is you can email the details of your request to and we will be happy to help.

Check that the item is not already available via a NELSON search

Submit your request via the Interlibrary Loan form. Users will need their student/staff ID and library PIN number. 

Select the type of resource required on the right hand side of the form or follow the links in the Further Information box below.

* Please note that all requests should be for academic material that relates to your field of study.