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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.
Before making an interloan request, please check in Hunter to make sure we do not hold the book or journal you require.
Interloans can be requested:
To make a request online:
To make a request at the library helpdesk, please call in during our staffed hours and ask for an interloan request form.
St George’s, University of London and Joint Faculty staff and students must pay for interloan requests before material can be ordered. The charge is £6 per book or journal article.
Payment can be made:
NHS staff and post-registration nursing students employed by the trusts below can receive 10 interloans per year (August-July) free of charge:
If you have used your allowance for the year, further requests can be made 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.
Many articles can be delivered directly to your email address, provided you choose this option at the time of making your request. The article will arrive in a secure electronic document (SED) format and can be opened using software that you will need to have previously installed on your computer.
For instructions, please see our Helpsheet on receiving articles by e-mail (PDF).
Books received on interloan can be collected from the library helpdesk during staffed hours. They must be signed for and returned by the date shown on the slip inside.
It is often possible to extend the loan period on books from other libraries, at a charge of £6 or one NHS interloan credit per renewal.
Interloans librarians: Jane Appleton and Hilary Garrett Tel: 020 8725 5251 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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