Please see UCL Library Services page for latest information
Please note that we are not currently charging fines for the late return of books.
Queen Square Library books may be borrowed for 1 week or 8 weeks and the charges for late return or lost books are as follows.
|8 weeks||20p per day|
|1 week||30p per day|
|Lost or damaged (in print)||Full replacement cost for each book for which an invoice is raised.|
|Lost or damaged (out of print)||£70 or full replacement costs (whichever is greater) for each book for which an invoice is raised.|
Charges for books with different loan types (from other UCL libraries) are listed on the UCL Library Services borrowing & managing your account webpage.
Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan charges
Prices vary depending on the urgency of the request and the type of material requested. They are based upon the charges levied by the British Library Document Supply Centre. Please note that this service is restricted to eligible users, for more information see our services matrix.
Photocopies & loans
|Photocopy (up to 50 pages) or loan (for items which can be supplied by UCL libraries)||£1|
|Photocopy (up to 50 pages) or loan (for items supplied from other sources)||£4|
|Renewal of British Library loans||£4|
|PhD Thesis, UK - see here for British Library EThOS information||contact library|
|MSc Thesis (from student's home library, if obtainable)||contact library|
Items not held in the UK
|Photocopies (worldwide search from British Library)||contact library|
|Loans (worldwide search from British Library)||contact library|
Printing in the Library
|Print@UCL - separate charges are applicable for use of the Print@UCL multi-functional device||Print@UCL charges|
Reference users access to UCL e-access points
October 2020: UCL Libraries are currently unable to accept reference users
Visitors who are not eligible to register for borrowing access and who wish to access UCL e-resources via the UCL e-access points must register as a Reference user and pay to join the library: £7.00 per person per day, £20.00 per person per week or £30.00 per person per month. Please see our Who can use the Library pages for further information.
UCL Libraries we are currently unable to cash payments. we are therefore unable to sell items in Queen Square Library
Please see below for titles and prices. We also occasionally have surplus duplicate books for sale which are displayed in the library. For more information about all merchandise sales, please contact email@example.com. Please note: we can only accept cash payments in the Library.
a definitive history of both The National Hospital and the Institute from 1860 to 1997, authored by Simon Shorvon, Alastair Compston, Andrew Lees, Michael Clark, and Martin Rossor.
The book is over 550 pages in length and includes over 120 photos and images, along with biographies of many deceased former members of staff.
February 2021 update: the book now sells for £49 including postage.
We’re delighted to be able to offer a discounted rate of £44 for staff at UCLH and UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology staff and students. To claim this discount, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Library has other books for sale on the history of Queen Square and the National Hospital, including John Hughlings Jackson: The Father of English Neurology (1998) by Macdonald & Eileen Critchley . We also have a small supply of Embroidered Minds of the Morris Women by Leslie Forbes
Postcards and prints
Queen Square ties and Queen Square screening tools
The IoN Education team sell additional items, including Queen Square Ties and Queen Square Blue and Green books. Please contact email@example.com for further information or go to the UCL Online Store.