SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

External customers

All requests for photocopies of material held at the SOAS library must comply with the UK Copyright Licensing Agency Guidelines.

The following resources held by SOAS Library are not available via Inter-Library Loans:

  1. Items designated as Archival holdings
  2. Audio/video resources
  3. Books from One Week Loan Collections
  4. Microforms
  5. Periodicals
  6. Pre-1900 editions
  7. Reference only resources
  8. SOAS PhD Theses

Some SOAS PhD theses are available electronically (free of charge) via the British Library EThOS (Electronic Theses Online) service -
PhD theses that are not available for immediate download can be ordered via EThOS for a charge.

A number of SOAS PhD theses are also available via SOAS Research Online.

Charges and payment methods
UK libraries £15.40 per volume £9.55 per article (electronic delivery)

£11.05 (via post)
Overseas libraries 1.5-4 IFLA vouchers per volume depending on size of volume and destination
1 IFLA voucher per 15 pages photocopied (each article priced individually)

Making a request

Requests can be made by post or via e-mail.

Contact details:

Inter-Library Loans
The Library
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
London WC1H 0XG

Fax: +44 (0)207 898 4159
Tel: +44 (0)207 898 4794