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Interlibrary loans

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

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 £8.75 for each article and £13.95 for each loan.

How do I make a request?

Go to NUsearch and follow the Interlibrary loans link in the top menu.

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.

Help and information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine
Tel: 0115 8230548

Arts and Social Sciences
Tel: 0115 9514556


Libraries, Research and Learning Resources

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

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