For up-to-date information about using our libraries, have a look at our Guide to Library and Archive Services.
History students should use the footnote style of referencing which is specified in the History Study Guide.
If the book or journal article you need is not available at our libraries or online for free, you can request it from an external library. This is known as an Inter-Library Loan (ILL) request. See the link below for further information about making an Inter-Library Loan request.
If you have any questions regarding your ILL requests, please contact us at email@example.com.
It is often possible to visit other university libraries by joining the Sconul Access Scheme. Some libraries do not allow access to undergraduates and taught-postgraduates so it's important to check your eligibility on the Sconul Access website.
The British Library
The British Library is the national research library of the United Kingdom and contains some of the best collections in the world, including over 45,000 electronic journals and 800 electronic databases. Both print and digital resources are accessed in the British Library Reading Rooms.
Further information on using the British Library reading rooms.