“My name is Tom and I’m The Library Assistant for Inter Library Loans. Here’s a day in my life: I start off the morning sorting through Inter Library Loan requests that have been made in the last twenty-four hours. Using a country-wide catalogue we have access to, I am able to track down other libraries … More A Day in the Life… of a Library Assistant!
What is an Inter Library Loan (ILL)? Do you have a book you really need which isn’t in the Library Catalogue? Fear not! With Inter Library Loans (ILL) you can send in a request and we’ll search other libraries (from all over the world!) for that book for you. This isn’t just limited to books, … More Inter Library Loans: Your Questions Answered
Welcome to all students who are studying at a distance 🙂 This post will summarize our services which are available to you. It is also worth saying that you are very welcome to come to campus and use the physical Library, if this something which is feasible for you. (For further information about the physical … More Help me I’m a Distance Learner!
This post will look at journal articles where we do not have access to the whole journal article (this is also called the ‘full text’.) This is the sister post of ‘How can I find the full text of a journal article?‘ – which looked at how to select only those journal articles which have the full … More What’s the point in journal articles that I can’t read?
Inter Library Loans (ILL) are a really useful resource to help you get the most out of research. We have the means to contact thousands of other libraries in Britain and abroad to help you track down that elusive book or article you can’t find in our collection. Of course, you want your ILL request to … More Inter Library Loans: How to get the best out of your book request