Can't Find It?

The library has a lot of stuff, but unfortunately we can't fit in everything. If you've searched the library catalogue and we don't have a particular book, or if we don't have access to an article you feel you need, here are some options you may wish to consider.

Suggest a purchase

Is there a book you need for your studies that we don't have? If so simply fill in this form and we'll investigate purchasing it for the Library.


Inter Library Loans

The Inter-Library Loans service enables you to obtain items related to your academic studies that we do not have in our own stock of books, periodicals and electronic resources; most requests are made through the British Library. To apply for a loan, simply fill in the appropriate form.


Visiting Other Libraries

SCONUL access allows you to get borrowing rights at other higher education libraries in the UK and Ireland.  The online application form and full details of the scheme are at

You can also access the collections of the British Library in their reading rooms in London or in Boston Spa. Full details on how you apply for access can be found on the British Library site.