ILL Charges and Procedures
Article Charges - UHSM & MMHSCT Staff
Regional Library article - £3
BMA article - £4
British Library (BL) article - £6
If you DO NOT wish to pay over £3, you must indicate this by typing £3 only in the Notes field at the bottom of the online request form.
Book Loan Charges - UHSM & MMHSCT Staff
Regional library book loan - £3 Book loan renewal - free
BMA book loan - £4 BMA book loan renewal - free
BL book loan - £8 BL book loan renewal £4
URGENT requests and Worldwide searches
If your request is urgent, DO NOT use the online form Instead, ring us on 0161 291 5778/5780.
Standard urgent article (same day) - £6
BL urgent article request 2hr. - £27 (Request by 3:30pm otherwise sent by 10am next working day)
BL urgent article request 24 hr. - £18 (Request by 3:30pm otherwise sent by 10am next working day)
BL 2 hr. book dispatch - £33 (Request by 2:00pm for next day delivery)
BL 24 hr. book dispatch - £24 (1st class post - request by 2:00pm for next day delivery)
BL worldwide search item supplied on loan - £65.00
BL worldwide search paper copy supplied - £60.00
BL worldwide search failure charge - £24.00
Charges - Manchester University Students and Staff
All Articles and loans - £2 (excludes Medical Society Members)
Book loan renewal (if book acquired by John Rylands from the BL) - £4
Urgent requests see price list above
Books held at John Rylands Library can be requested by John Rylands members free of charge. Please click here for further information.
How to pay
We will contact you as soon as your book/article arrives. You can pay by cash or cheque. If you want us to charge your department for all interlibrary loans charges you incur, please download our ILLs COST CODE FORM. This needs to signed by an authorized budget holder and returned to us.
Terms and conditions
British Library requests cannot be cancelled unless your request is on a waiting list.
You will still be charged for articles or books that you fail to collect from the library.