Request a new library item

You want it, we get it

Can’t find the library item you want? Tell us and we’ll try to get it for you.

If we don't have the item you need, we will either purchase it 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.