Any books you wish to borrow must be reserved via LibSearch first. you will receive a pick up notification as soon as your reservation becomes available.

Delivery times


Reservations made before:

Available by appointment from:

Special collections, archives and cartographic materials

Monday-Friday 1.00 pm

Next work day


Monday-Friday 11.00 am

Next work day


All other books

Monday-Friday 9.30 am

Same day from 1.00 pm

Pick up times and locations
Books can be collected or consulted by appointment within a week at the Library desk in the VU main building, room 1A-01. This is also the case for books from the Medical collection.

Reference works can be consulted at the Library, but cannot be reserved online. You can make an appointment via or by calling 020 598 5200