Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
We have complied these FAQs to help you make the best use of your time in the Boston Spa Reading Room.
If you have a question that is not answered here please ask staff at the Enquiry desk.
This is my first visit to your Reading Rooms, how do I see collection items?
How do I know when my items have arrived?
Where do I return items?
Can I reserve items I have ordered to view on the following day?
Where can I get help in the Reading Room?
Is the Reading Room Wi-Fi enabled?
Does the Library provide access to the Internet?
Can I use access/use my email account using Library computer terminals?
Does the Library provide access to electronic resources?
Can I print or download from the Library's electronic resources?
If material is held in digital format, why is it necessary for me to come into the British Library Reading Room? Is it not possible for me to access the material from my own workstation in an office or at home?