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Researchers from leading UK and US institutions, including St George's, have published an analysis outlining the disproportionate effect of Covid-19 on ethnic minority groups
Books and journal articles that are not in our collection can usually be obtained from another library as an interlibrary loan. This service is available to all library members.
For St George's, University of London and Joint Faculty staff and students, there is a charge of £6 for each book or article we obtain as an interlibrary loan.
Most NHS staff can request 10 interlibrary loans per year without charge. After this, further items can be requested at a cost of £6 each.
Before making an interloan request, please check in Hunter to make sure we do not hold the book or article you require.
Interloans can be requested:
online through Hunter
by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To make a request through Hunter:
Select Request interlibrary loan to be taken to an online form where you can fill in details of the item and submit your request.
You can also email us at email@example.com with details of books or articles you would like to request.
St George’s, University of London and Joint Faculty staff and students must pay for interloan requests before items can be ordered. The charge is £6 per book or journal article.
Payment can be made:
by credit/debit card at the Library Helpdesk during our staffed hours. We cannot currently accept payment by cash or cheque.
by account code. Add the code in the Comment box if requesting through Hunter, or include it in your email.
NHS staff and post-registration nursing students employed by the trusts below can receive 10 interloans per year (August-July) free of charge:
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including community-based teams
South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust
If you have used your allowance for the year, you can make further requests at a cost of £6 each. Please follow the payment instructions for university staff and students above.
Most articles arrive within 2-7 days.
Most books arrive within 7-14 days.
Please note, however, that supply times for standard requests depend on the organisation supplying the material and this is not within our control.
We can obtain journal articles within a shorter guaranteed timeframe in urgent cases. These requests have to be dealt with individually and will cost considerably more to obtain.
To place an urgent article request, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org before 3pm, Monday to Friday.
You will receive a download link, PDF or SED (Secure Electronic Document) in your email. SEDs can be opened using Adobe Digital Editions. You can download and install Adobe Digital Editions for free here.
If you are unable to open your interloan, forward it to us at email@example.com.
Interloan books can be collected from the Library Helpdesk during our staffed hours; we'll email you when your book arrives and is ready to collect. Interloan books are checked out to your library account and must be returned by the due date, unless you are requesting a renewal.
It is usually possible to renew books that are on loan from other libraries. Each renewal is charged at £6 or one NHS interloan credit.
To request a renewal, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org a few days before your item is due for return.
Interloans librarians: Jane Appleton and Hilary Garrett Tel: 020 8725 5251 Email: email@example.com
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