Special collections and other libraries

If you're doing your dissertation or research project, you will probably find you need to access material that we don't have. There are a number of options for locating and getting hold of external resources.


This scheme enables staff and research students; part-time, distance and placement students, and full time taught post-graduates to borrow a limited amount of print material from other participating libraries. The scheme also provides reference-only access to print stock for most full-time undergraduate students.

The Visiting Other Libraries page has further details on how to apply for a SCONUL Access card.  


Search25 allows you to search across the catalogues of about 60 libraries in London and the South East. You will be able to access many of these libraries with a SCONUL Access card.

The British Library contains books journals, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, a sound archive and special collections. 

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