You want it, We get it

Please note: Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Library is currently unable to process any physical item requests until further notice.

We will endeavour to process requests for electronic content where possible.


Can’t find the item you're after? Tell us and we’ll try to get it for you.

We will either purchase the item or borrow it from another library.

We buy ebooks whenever we can as this increases access to titles.

The request allowances for this service are:

User group Request allowance per academic year
Staff Unlimited requests
Postgraduate – Research Unlimited requests
Postgraduate – Taught 30 requests per academic year
Undergraduate – Final year 30 requests in final year
Undergraduate 10 requests per academic year

Alternative purchase suggestion routes

  1. Lecturers needing books for a reading list should see Reading Lists or contact an Academic Support Librarian.
  2. Students can use the Library Champions scheme if an item you want is always in use or would be of benefit to other students.