How to apply for journal articles
Please give as much information as you can, including a source of reference, as this is required by the British Library. You must include the following information:
- The journal title
- The journal volume and part
- The year of publication
- The article title
- The author of the article
- The page numbers of the article
To request an article:
If you are making an Inter Library Loan request print a copy of the inter library loan journal request form and the Copyright Declaration form, which must be filled in, and signed before the request can be made. Please return both forms to:
The Library/Inter Library Loans
University College Plymouth Marjon,
Plymouth PL6 8BH
Remember an article supplied by The British Library is solely for personal use and must not be reproduced.
We will send an email to your UCP Marjon email address as soon as your material arrives.
Secure Electronic Delivery
Journal articles will be delivered by Secure Electronic Delivery (SED) unless otherwise requested. Before requesting documents through this service it is essential that you have correctly installed, activated and tested the latest version of Adobe Reader on your computer. If you have Adobe version 8 on your desktop you must also download Adobe Digital Editions. You will find a link at www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions . It is strongly advised that you link to a test document at:
If you cannot open this document you will be unable to use this service.
Notification that the document is available will be sent to your UCP Marjon email address. This will usually be within 3 days of your request being processed, although it can take longer. It is essential that you check your email regularly. You will then have 14 days to download the document from the British Library server, after which the file will be deleted ( a link is provided in the email you receive).
It is suggested that you print the document as soon as it received, the document must not be stored electronically. You can only download and print the document once, and then the file will be automatically deleted.
A copyright declaration form must be filled in, signed and returned to the Library before a request can be processed.