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Request an Item

How to find, request and consult items in our collections, through viewing material in person in our Reading Room or consulting material remotely through our Virtual Reading Room Service.

Not sure how you would like to view material from Special Collections? Find out more about the services we offer:

Step One: find an archive collection item or a rare book

Step Two: decide how you would like to consult material

  • There are two ways in which you can view material:

Step Three: order your item

  • remember to note the reference number and title of the item (s) you would like to view
  • once you have decided how you would like to view material and what you would like to view, please complete and submit a request form.
  • Find out more information on how to request an item and what happens after you have submitted your request, by clicking one of the boxes below: