As we digitise more and more material from the Library’s collections, we will make it available online through our catalogue and website. We aim to return the physical items to public access as soon as possible after digitisation.
|Collection||Reference number(s)||Dates unavailable
|Artworks and ephemera collections||Selected artworks and ephemera will be unavailable. Please email email@example.com for details of a particular item.||June – October 2016
|Medical Officer of Health Reports||Selected MOH reports ||Until September 2018||
|Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts ||MSS.406, 407, 466, 501, 503, 504, 506, 508, 560 and 557||Until September 2018
|Nineteenth Century Books project||Selected 19th century books ||Until September 2018
|Recipe books||Selected 18th and 19th century recipe books. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details of a particular book.||August – October 2017
|Royal Army Medical Corps Muniments Collection (RAMC)||Please check the catalogue for up-to-date information on affected parts of the collection.||May 2016 – April 2017
Can I access material while it is being digitised?
Material will not be available for consultation during digitisation. We regret that we are unable to make any exceptions. Before visiting the Library, please check the catalogue for up-to-date information on affected collections.
How do I know if the items I wish to consult are available?
You can check whether a specific item or collection is temporarily unavailable by searching for the item in the catalogue. If an item is unavailable, it will indicate it is ‘@ digitisation’, or will state ‘This material is undergoing digitisation and will not be available for consultation until…’.
You may also email the Library - email@example.com - or phone +44 (0)20 7611 8722 to verify whether the material you require will be available when you visit.