Library Services


Books, reports, standards and audiovisual materials can be borrowed. The normal loan period is four weeks for books and three weeks for audiovisual material.

We will need your Institution membership number to issue books. Please have your membership card with you when requesting postal loans.

Research services

The Institution can undertake research on your behalf including paper-based and electronic resource searches, photocopying, suggested reading and reference lists. Please contact Library staff directly to discuss your requirements.   

Inter-library loans

The Institution participates in an inter-library loan system. The inter-library scheme is currently for members in UK & Ireland only.

Reading lists

We provide reading lists which aim to help you with research, courses and professional development.


You can find information about Copyright and related laws in our Copyright section.

Frequently asked questions

If you are unable to find information on the service you require, would like to find out more about how to use the Library or find information on how to renew or reserve items, please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQs) page. Alternatively you can contact our Library staff directly on 020 7201 9105 or email

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