Suggestions for purchase

We welcome suggestions for the addition of new books and other items for the library.

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If you require a resource urgently try Inter-library loans first.


Send suggestions to your department's Student Library Rep (during Autumn and Spring term).

Academic Staff

Ask your Subject Librarian about ordering books directly from reading lists or having access to our book supplier's database.

Online request

Complete the online item request form, which will be passed to the relevant Subject Librarian for approval.

Before submitting a request, please check Library Search to see what we already stock.

If you would like to suggest a new item for purchase that you feel is part of the Liberate My Degree initiative please indicate this on the form.

Delivery time

Depending on item availability, most orders take 3-5 weeks to be fulfilled.