Borrowing items and ordering copies
You can borrow items and request photocopies or scanned copies
Members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, members of overseas actuarial associations and staff and students of relevant university departments are allowed to borrow. For other people, such as journalists or researchers, borrowing is at the discretion of our library staff.
University students on actuarial science or related courses may borrow on presentation of a current valid university student card (not NUS card) until date of expiry. If the card does not indicate you are on an actuarial course, we ask to see a letter from a tutor.
Candidates registered for CT1 as non-members may borrow books from the CT1 reading list on the same terms as students of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
- Borrowers in the UK are allowed up to 6 books at any one time. Borrowers overseas are allowed up to 4 books. At the Librarian's discretion, borrowers may be allowed to borrow more than the normal allowance in special circumstances.
- We send books and papers free of charge by the cheapest method. Alternatively you can pay for a faster delivery. You must arrange and pay for the return of books you have borrowed.
- We send photocopies at 20p a sheet, with a £5 postage and packing charge for overseas orders. We can fax or email scanned copies. There may be a charge for large quantities. We will always confirm any costs with you before sending.
- We ask non-members for payment in advance.
If you are planning to visit us in person, in Edinburgh or London, please let us know in advance so we can be on hand to welcome you. Our opening hours are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.