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Interlibrary loans

We can get items that we don't have on NUsearch from other libraries for you. 

Please contact us if you have any questions

Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine
Tel: 0115 8230548

Arts and Social Sciences
Tel: 0115 9514556

The service is available to the following registered members:

Interlibrary loan service availability
Type of userMaximum number of requests
(1 Aug - 31 July annually)
Cost per request 
Academic staff  40  £1.00 + VAT 
Research postgraduates  40  £1.00 
Taught postgraduates  20  £1.00 
Non-teaching staff  10  £1.00 + VAT 
Nottingham University Hospitals staff  10  £2.50 + VAT 
Undergraduates 5 £1.00 


Further information on how to pay

The service is heavily subsidised. The library pays £9.10 for each article and £14.65 for each loan.

How do I make a request?

Go to NUsearch and follow the Interlibrary loans link.

Top tips

  • Payment vouchers may be available through your department.
  • Articles can be delivered to you electronically wherever you are.
  • If you require an article in an alternative format, please contact us.
  • Occasionally items are lent to us for use in the library only. This condition must be observed.
  • Once you have made a request you are committed to paying for it.
  • This service is for material required for your work, research or studies, within the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham Libraries

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

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