All our British Library On Demand services are fully operational. You can receive the materials you need, including loans, right now.
On Demand is the document Supply Service from the British Library. We scan and send chapters and articles from our collections so you can have them when and where you need them and we provide access to vast stores of digital content.
Search and order from over 42 million items right now or find out more about what British Library On Demand can do for you or your organisation.
Bank Holiday Operating Hours
The British Library document supply service will be closed on Monday 29 May for a UK Bank Holiday
While we are closed we will be unable to supply On Demand orders from our physical collections and third-party suppliers. You will still be able to order items from our electronic stores for immediate download. The reading room at Boston Spa will also be closed and Customer Services will be unavailable.
Key times and dates:
All Document Supply services will be closed on the following dates
16.00 on 26 May – 08.00 on 30 May (UK time)
Quick chat: Quick Chat is available Monday to Friday: 09.30 – 16.00.
phone: You can contact our Customer Services Team by telephone on +44 (0)1937 546060 during the hours of 09.00 – 16.30, Monday to Friday.
Please check back regularly for updates and the latest news. You can also follow us on twitter to keep up to date @ondemandBL.
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