Q. How do I get a book that is showing as in a store on the catalogue?


If you wish to consult items held in the store you will need to complete a closed stack request form available at the appropriate library desk.

All items such as books, journals or theses that are held in a closed access store are listed on the catalogue with the following collection locations: 


The Maughan Library

[Sion College Collection – closed access]

[Round Reading Room Store – closed access]

[Thesis Store – closed access] 


All other libraries



Items requested by 14.00 (Mon-Fri) will be available by 16.00 the same day.

The item will be held in the library where the store is located for 7 days.

Requesting via the Library catalogue or Library Search

The following library material that is held in a closed access store can be requested by logging in to your Library account via the Library catalogue or Library Search:

  • All users can request one week and four week store items that are out on loan.
  • King's staff, postgraduates, NHS members and those registered with King's Disability Service can request four week loan items that are on the shelf and held in stores at libraries other than their home site.



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

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