Inter Library Loans

If you require and article or books which is not held in the library, we can search other library collections on your behalf.

Including: other regional libraries, British Medical Association and British Library.  Pre-registration students should contact their University Library to request items on inter library loan.

Do you know your PIN?

Requests for books and journal articles not held in the library can be made online using your library account.

Go to and click 'Manage my Library Account'.

You will need to enter your library ID number GUGU***** and PIN.

Click 'Send a request' to submit your request to us.

To comply with copyright law we may still require you to complete a signed copyright declaration form for some requests.

If you do not know your PIN please contact us.

Submit an Inter Library Loan Request Form

Requests can still be submitted using and Inter Library Loan Request Form.  Please either collect a form from the library enquiry desk or print one here.  To ensure an efficient service and to avoid delays please:

  1. Check that the article / book is not available in the Library or online.  Log in with your OpenAthens password to see all RSCH online and print resources.
  2. Fill in the information, including year, volume, part, pages and author.
  3. Print clearly.
  4. Sign the declaration.

Although most items arrive within 48 hours, if possible please allow 5-10 days for supply.  We are dependant upon the source and availability of items. 

We will contact you (usually by text) as soon as your item arrives or notify you of any known delays.




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