Summon is a search engine that provides a general starting point to find the majority of UBC Library's collections - including books, ebooks, scholarly journals and articles, newspaper articles, dissertations and theses, videos, images, maps, manuscripts, music scores, digitized items and more.
Current charges are as follows: Book loan - initial loan: Free Book loan - first 3 renewals: Free Article supply - electronic supply: Free Article supply - paper supply: Free Thesis - loan: Free Thesis - digitisation request to ETh OS: Free Late return of ILL: £5 Fourth and subsequent renewals: £5 Non-collection of book or article: £10 Re-submission of electronic article from British Library: £10 Lost ILL book: Charges applied by the lending library will be passed on to the Library user.
British Library charges are currently £106.10, though the charge may be more if the item is particularly expensive to replace.
You will also be charged if you do not collect an ILL item or article that you have ordered.
You will be able to renew an ILL item three times - after that a charge will be made.
When the request has been submitted, you will see a screen with the message 'Request placed'.
There is no charge for an ILL request, though charges will be made if you return an ILL item late or if you lose an item.You may request an item that is not held in library stock or as part of Senate House Library's electronic collections.If the item you require is currently on loan, you need to place a hold on it via Library Search Requests may only be made for material that supports learning and research at Royal Holloway.Materials for postgraduate taught and undergraduate courses should be provided from the library's own collections - if an item recommended on a reading list is not in the library, please let the library know via the 'Suggest a book' form.However if you are a postgraduate taught student or an undergraduate in your second or third year, you may need to use the ILL service when you are working on your dissertation.[Link to the form, explaining you have into Library Search] One alternative resource if the library does not have what you are looking for is the Inter-Library Loan service (ILL).