Suggest a book purchase

Is there a particular book we don't have that would make a useful addition to the library? Do you think we need more copies of an important textbook?

Send us your book purchase suggestion and help us develop the library collection to meet your reading needs.

Use one of these forms to suggest a purchase:

You can also suggest the purchase of books and other materials directly through your subject librarian or your academic library representative.

What happens next

Subject to availability, we will order the book and let you know when it is available.

On average we expect 80% of orders to be available within three weeks.

Reserving books and journals

If all copies of a book are on loan when you check Library Search, you can reserve a copy.

If the item you would like to suggest costs over £600, or is a subscription resource (eg journals, databases), please contact your subject librarian.

Teaching staff

If you are suggesting reading list titles, please provide the number of students expected to use the item(s), and an indication of the timing of the initial demand.

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