Copying and document delivery

The Library provides facilities for self-service copying, and can send copies to you through our document delivery service

Self-service copying

A self-service book scanner is available. Scans to memory sticks are free of charge. Printing from the scanner or photocopying is available at the following charges (please note we only accept cash):

  • 20p per sheet for A4
  • 40p per sheet for A3
  • £1 per sheet for colour A4

We ask that you sign our Intellectual Property Rights Conditions of Use declaration during registration.

Intellectual property form (PDF 199.7 KB)

Document delivery

The Library offers a document delivery service. Please print, complete and sign a copy request form and we will send out the item within 14 days for our standard service or 48 hours (2 working days) if our premium service is requested.

Copy request form (PDF 46 KB)

Document delivery charges are:

  • 40p for scans or black and white copies (£1.20 for premium service)
  • £1.50 for colour (£4.50 for premium service


You can photograph items using your own equipment.


For detailed copyright information please contact one of our staff or read our Intellectual Property Rights Conditions of Use. Below are some key points to guide your copying:

  • All copies should be for non-commercial, research or private study only, unless permission is sought.
  • You may copy one article from any one issue of an in-copyright journal.
  • You may copy one chapter or 5% from an in-copyright book
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