Books or journal articles not in stock can be borrowed from other libraries. Please fill in our Request a book form or a Request a journal article form with as much detail as possible. If an item is required urgently for patient care please phone the library.
Who can use the service
The supply of loan items and photocopies of articles from other libraries is available to all NHS staff in Cornwall, UEMS staff and students, and private members of the library (some user groups may incur charges) who are registered with the library.
How to request
Requests can be submitted by one of the following:
Qualified library staff are available at Truro and Bodmin to help locate a resource or the material you need.
Library staff will undertake clinical literature searches on your behalf. You may be present during these searches to help refine the results, or they may be done in your absence and the results emailed or sent to you. We can also offer support for course work and research.
Books or journal articles not in stock can be borrowed from other libraries. Please fill in our request a book form or request a journal article form with as much detail as possible. If an item is required urgently for patient care please phone the library.
There are photocopying machines and printers available for general use in the library at Truro and Bodmin. More details on our copy, print & scan page.
There are study rooms available in the library at the Knowledge Spa. For details on room sizes, facilities and how to book see our study spaces page.
Out of hours access
There is out of hours access available at both of our library sites. For more details on how to apply for access to either library or using the library when unstaffed, visit our out of hours access page.