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British Library On Demand

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We are open for a limited copy service
We are open for fulfilment of orders from our e- resources and to supply medical, public health and online learning content as priority from our print collections. If your order for this content is urgent, please select the 2hr service to help us identify it (you will not be charged the premium rate). Our response times may be slower than advertised, and if we are unable to process your order at this time, you will be advised to reapply. Please click the link above for further information.

Loans service is suspended
We are unable to accept orders for loans currently. You can return loans to us, alternatively the auto-renewal service will continue to be free until further notice.

Thank you for sticking by us
We just want to say thank you for continuing to use British Library On Demand, and for your patience and understanding as we have adapted to a new way of working. We know there are more challenges ahead - let us know how we can help. Click the link above to contact us, to leave your feedback, share lessons learnt, or to arrange a video appointment with our Customer Relationship Managers.

Search Open access
Click the link above to check if your article or book is available Open access (online access to research content available free and unrestricted).

Virtual credit cards
We are unable to accept one time virtual disposable credit card payments.

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British Library On Demand is now on Twitter. Follow @ondemandBL for service updates, tips on how to get the most out of the service and more from our Customer Services team.

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You're using the On Demand interface. We would love to hear your feedback. Please email customer-services@bl.uk with your comments and suggestions.