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Summary of Library Services charges

How and when to pay

  • Online: card payments for fines and inter-library loans can be made online using credit from your printing account. You can make the payment by logging into your library account and selecting 'My account' then 'Pay charges'. The payment will be removed from your printing account. Please see our Online payments page for full instructions. 
  • In person : cash payments can be made via the self service machines. Card or cheque payments can be made during staffed hours (card payment facilities not available at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) or St Thomas' House Libraries)
  • By phone : card payments for fines and lost books can be made by calling 020 7848 4440 weekdays 09.30-17.15
  • By post : cheques can be posted to the relevant location
  • Departmental charge request form: forms can be used to pay for printing (including posters), photocopying, stationery items and inter-library loans, and can downloaded here. Please take your completed form to any of our Enquiry Desks.

Our charges

Overdue fines
 
ItemCost              Payment method
    Cash Card** Online Chq
Four week loans – per day* 10p
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One week loans – per day* 30p
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24hr Rolling loans – 50p per hour/part hour* 50p
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Laptops – per hour/part hour* £5.00
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* Maximum of £20 fine per item for each instance of late return or renewal

**Minimum £2.50 when paying by card

Fines can be paid at the self-service kiosks in library opening hours

Fines can also be paid over the phone calling 020 7848 4440

Visit the fines and notices page for more information

Lost book charges
 
 Item Cost              Payment method 
    Cash Card Online Chq
Lost book Charges vary depending on book. Speak to a member of library staff for more info.
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Please contact us directly if you think you may have lost a library book

Lost books can also be paid for over the phone calling 020 7848 4440

Printing charges
 
 ItemCost                Payment method 
    Cash Card Online** Chq
 B&W A4 – per side 5p
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 B&W A3 – per side* 10p
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 Colour A4 – per side 20p 
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 Colour A3 – per side* 40p 
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*A3 printing not available at St Thomas' Library

**Minimum £2.00 when paying online

Please see the IT printing pages for more information about printing and how to pay for it

Photocopying
 
ItemCost              Payment method
     Cash Card* Online** Chq 
B&W A4 – per side 5p
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B&W A3 – per side 10p
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Colour A4 – per side 20p
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Colour A3 – per side 40p
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*Minimum £2.50 when paying by card

**Minimum £2.00 when paying online

Visit the Print Copy Scan page for more information

Document Delivery and Inter-library loan
 
 ItemCost              Payment method
     Cash Card  Online  Chq 
Inter-library loan request (book or journal article) free         
ILL renewal free        
Inter-site article request free         
Inter-site book request (Post graduate students and College staff only) free        
Urgent ILL request* £30 
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*Fee payable at any Library enquiry desk or online via Library Catalogue
Stationery and Supplies
 
ItemCost              Payment method
     Cash Card* Online Chq
Ringbinding Spine combs and two A4 covers £1.00
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Ringbinding Spine comb only 50p
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Ringbinding Single A4 cover (black cardboard or clear plastic) 25p
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*Minimum £2.50 when paying by card

Ringbinding supplies are available for purchase from all library Enquiry Desks during staffed opening hours.

Membership
(per annum)
ItemCost             Payment Method
     Cash Card Online Chq
Reference use  Free        
Replacement for lost card £10
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King’s alumnus with borrowing (reference access free) £60
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ATT, Canning House, CIOT, CIA, SCL, Sion College, St Mellitus, NTMTC £60
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Personal subscribers with borrowing £120
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office £150
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Corporate rate for 3 named users £1200
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Visit the Library membership pages pages for more information
Archives and Special Collections
 
ItemCost             Payment method
     Cash Card* Online** Chq
Pencils 40p
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Photocopying - per sheet, first 200 pages 30p
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Photocopying - per sheet, subsequent pages 45p
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Tiff format - basic charges for scan requests - first image from each item £20
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Tiff format - second and subsequent images from same item £10
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JPEG format – bound items or unbound items of above A3 size – first image from each item £8
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JPEG format – bound items or unbound items of above A3 size – second and subsequent images from same item £5
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JPEG format – unbound items of up to A3 size or copies of existing images £3
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Digital photography permit - 1 day £5 
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Digital photography permit - 5 consecutive working days £20
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Digital photography permit - annual permit £100 
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Reproduction fees - Single use, UK rights per image £50
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Reproduction fees - Single use, world rights – per image £100
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*Minimum £5.00 when paying by card

**Pay online via the College Store

Visit the Archives & Special Collections pages for more information

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