Books and online resources
Print books and other items are currently unavailable. If you need an electronic version of a book on your reading list, a textbook for your exams or any other book for study please talk to your librarian.
You can also suggest a book for purchase or use Document Delivery, see Get items not available at Imperial.
We provide access to nearly 300,000 online resources, including e-books, e-journals and databases. The majority are available off-site from any location.
If we do not have an item you require you can request it through our Document Delivery Service.
We are currently unable to provide walk-in access to online resources or to some Business services.
Online resources temporarily available during COVID-19
Many publishers have made their content freely available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are providing access to some of these on a temporary basis.