If your journal article or chapter is being supplied by the British Library, they will send an email to your Newman email address containing a link to download your inter-library loan.
See the ‘How to download your article’ help below.
You can download to your computer, tablet or smartphone and read the documents using Adobe Reader version 10 or above.
If you are having problems accessing your download then please contact us.
You have 30 days to download your inter-library loan after which the link will expire and you will have to request the item again. An additional request will use up another one of your annual quota and will take the usual time to process.
You will receive an email from the British Library including a download link when your inter-library loan request is available.
You can click on the link in the email to access the document for 30 days – after 30 days the link will expire.
You can access the document for 3 years if you download and save a copy using the link.
When you click on the link the download page will display.
Enter your British Library On Demand username or the email address registered to your British Library On Demand account
Click on ‘Download your document’.
To download and save your document (to access the copy for up to 3 years), click on the arrow next to ‘Save’ then select ‘Save As’. Choose the location to save the file then click on Save.
If you cannot save the document, the reason is probably that the British Library does not have an agreement with the publisher to allow this.
If you click on ‘Open’ when prompted this will download but not save your document.
Enter your British Library On Demand username and password then click OK.
You should now be able to view and print your document.
If you cannot access the file or are experiencing any technical difficulties, contact us as soon as possible at email@example.com. If you let us know before the link expires – within 30 days of receiving the email, we can help by printing the article for you.
You may only print 1 single copy of the document – and you must not make any more printed copies from this copy or share it with anyone else.
You may not make extra electronic copies, scan or convert the file into any other format, or cut and paste or otherwise alter the text or share it with anyone else.
Check the British Library, DRM-Lite FAQ’s (PDF) for further help and guidance.
Ask us for help on 0121 387 4499, at firstname.lastname@example.org or in the library.
Go to the British Library On Demand registration page.
Complete the registration form
You will receive a registration email with a link which you need to click on to complete the registration process.
It can take up to five minutes for your new registration to be updated with the British Library - so please download again if it doesn’t work the first time.