January 2022 update

Our BooksDirect service will resume from 31 January 2022. If you have any questions please contact


BooksDirect is a service for academic staff where loan items and interlibrary loans can be requested and delivered directly to your school. Items can also be returned using this service.

It is currently available to the following schools:

  • Archaeology
  • Centre for English Language Education
  • Classics
  • Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • Culture Languages and Area Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Institute for Science and Society
  • Law
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology and Social Policy
  • Theology and Religious Studies

To place a request using BooksDirect, log in to NUsearch, find the item you wish to request and select 'BooksDirect/Personal Delivery' as the pick up location.

Please contact the BooksDirect Team on 0115 95 14582 or email if you are interested in this service.

University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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