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British Library On Demand

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On Demand closures over the Spring bank holiday
The British Library's site in Boston Spa will be closed on Monday 27 May. On Demand orders received after 02:00 BST on Saturday 25 May will not be processed until re-opening on Tuesday 28 May at 08:00 BST. Articles held in our electronic stores will be available for immediate download however.

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The best way to find material from British Library On Demand
If you can't find the article you want, you may still be able to order it by searching for the journal. Follow these simple search tips to get the best results from On Demand.

DRM Lite
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