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Can I access any print materials such as physical books and journals held on the library shelves during the Coronavirus crisis?

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We are currently trialing a “click and collect” service which is restricted to materials held at the Main Library. We are looking to extend this service to include all our libraries in the coming weeks.

For more information about our Click and Collect service, please click here

All our libraries are currently closed to the and will remain closed for the foreseeable future in line with Government guidelines.

To highlight the number of e-resources available, we have amended the default search scope in the library catalogue so that it searches for e-books, e-journals and databases. 
If you need to search for journal articles, you will need to change the search scope to Articles Search. 

We are also accelerating our efforts to purchase online resources to support you including checking to see if essential items on reading lists are available electronically. 

We have also been given temporary open access to several electronic resources including books and journal packages. You can view a list of those resources and access them here.
Our inter-library loans service continues to operate and can supply items that can be sourced digitally such as journal articles and book chapters.


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