While in the Reading Room, you are encouraged to make digital copies of most items in the collections for your own research. Staff will advise in advance of any conservation, handling or copyright limitations that might apply, and will supply book rests and weights to position materials safely. Please do not use tripods, lighting, flash or any equipment which might contact or damage material.


Scanning undertaken by staff

Some fragile material may require specialist copying, or may be too fragile to copy. Please discuss with Reading Room staff, who may be able to make pdf copies for you, and make a request using the application form.


Use of text and images for research and presentations etc.

You may copy text and images from our web pages for research purposes, for full details, please see Terms and Conditions.