Q. Interlending for external libraries


Services for external libraries and institutions

What is King's supply policy?

For loans, items listed in King’s Library catalogue as four-week loan can be supplied. Items listed as one week-loan, short-loan and reference only (including theses), cannot be supplied.

For copies, articles from our print journals, and where publisher licences permit our ejournals, can be supplied via email or post.

UK and Ireland

Requests can be made by email or post and should include the following details:

  • Your British Library customer number
  • Request details (author, year, title, page numbers, and volume / issue if relevant)
  • Your unique reference for the request

Payment is charged at the current British Library rate.


Requests can be made through email, post or via OCLC Worldshare ILL.  Please note we accept payment via OCLC IFM, IFLA vouchers or the British Library invoicing system only.


Interlibrary Loans

Subscriptions & Access

Room G.35 Maughan Library

King's College London

Chancery Lane

London WC2A 1LR 

Tel.: +44(0)20 7848 7256

Email: interloans@kcl.ac.uk


  • Last Updated May 05, 2020
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  • Answered By Pete Garner

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