Ordering copies of collection items
How can I order a copy of an item from the Library's collection?
Copies of collection items can be provided to you in TIFF (highest quality, suitable for reproduction in books, exhibitions and lectures) or PDF format. Files are delivered to you as a digital download or on CD.
You can use our service:
- where self-service copying options (photocopying, scanning and photographing) aren't possible – for example, an item is too fragile or it isn't convenient for you to come to the Library and make your own copy
- where you want a copy of an item that hasn't yet been digitised and made available for free download via the catalogue
- where you want a custom version of an item already digitised and available through the catalogue.
Please note that some items can't be copied; for example, because they are too fragile, rare or valuable.
View the Ordering copies of collection items page for full details and to place an order.