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Reading Lists Online

How to edit and updates lists on Reading Lists Online, and how to request digitised extracts.

Request outcome time frames

The length of time that will elapse between your digitisation request and the digitisation becoming available to students will depend on the outcome of your request. A guide is given below, but please note that at busy periods (such as the beginning of term) it may take a little longer.


Possible request outcomes and estimated time until digitisation will be available
Request Outcome Response time and action
Successful request 2 days. You w ill receive a message to confirm availability
Referral to  the digitisation team because of a problem 1 day to receive a message explaining problem and action to be taken
Book needs to be ordered 1 month. In the meantime a scan can be ordered by Inter-Library Loan (there will be a charge).
E-book needs to be ordered Normally within a fortnight
Needs to be ordered from another library Normally a week. There will be a charge. Can be faster at increased charge
Permission to be requested from publisher Uncertain - depends on publisher