Get items not available at Imperial
If the item you need is not in our libraries we can get it it for you through one of the following methods.
Talk to your librarian
Your librarian is here to help. They can help you search for items and locate alternatives.
Document Delivery requests items, which are not available at your own campus library, from other sources.
As well as books, the service provides journal articles not available in our collections.
Suggest a new book, journal or online resource for purchase
We welcome suggestions for new books, journals and online resources purchases.
To make a suggestion go to Library Search and choose ASK THE LIBRARY TO BUY A NEW ITEM.
To find out more about book suggestions, including estimated delivery times, see frequently asked questions.
Due to the high and ongoing cost of annual journal and database subscriptions, we are unable to subscribe to every title suggested.