Please note that your request may take longer than usual to deliver as many libraries around the world are either closed or work with limited staff due to COVID-19 closure.
Document Delivery allows patrons to request:
Faculty and staff can also request up to two (2) books at a time from the British Library .
If an item is not available at the ACG Libraries, we use an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system to request it from other libraries worldwide.
When you locate an item in Discovery and there is no full text available, there will be a request button under 'Check Availability'. To submit this request:
Alternatively, you can fill in the Article Request Form .
Electronic copies of articles and book chapters are usually available via email within five (5) working days.
We are able to offer most items for free, however, charges may vary depending on the source of the article or book chapter. If there is a cost associated with your request and that is more than €5, we will contact you before purchasing. To pay for document delivery, you’ll need to come by the library.
Faculty and staff can request books not available at ACG from the British Library by submitting the Book Request Form .
Due to copyright restrictions, articles and books from the British Library can only be provided in print. The books or their photocopies cannot be placed on reserve or distributed to your class.
Please return books on time or email us at [email protected] to renew them, to prevent fines to the library.
Before submitting a request, check that the item is not already available in:
If you need help checking whether an article is available, contact us.