British Library On Demand Prices for 2019/20


There will be changes to the pricing of On Demand document supply from 1 August 2019. The changes will help us ensure our service remains valuable and relevant to our users.

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Following the annual review there have been some slight changes to the pricing for content from British Library On Demand. 

You can find the exact cost of the items you want on the ordering interface, but the prices below give a general guide to our service charges.  Please note that copyright charges may apply and you may be able to order from us more cheaply or even free through your workplace or university.

For more information regarding the price changes please contact our Customer Service team.

Here is a quick overview of our standard prices for 2019/20 with further information on our dedicated pricing page.

Standard prices for 2019/20

£5.85             Standard electronic delivery of a born digital copy

£11.75           Standard electronic delivery of a copy from print

£20.00           24-hour electronic delivery of a copy from print

£30.50           2-hour electronic delivery of a copy from print

£13.25           Paper copy by mail (UK delivery)

£13.75           Paper copy by mail (Overseas delivery)

£17.20           Loan by mail* (UK delivery)

£24.10           Loan by mail* (Overseas delivery)

£5.25             Loan renewal*

£4.90             Find it for me – extended search for alternative suppliers

£10.95           Get it for me – extended search and source from alternative suppliers

*Loans available to registered loan customers only