Contact us


Ways to contact the Library

Library services 

  • Archive - David Bohm
  • Archive - Sir Bernard Crick
  • Birkbeck Data Repository (BiRD) for research data management 
  • Birkbeck Institutional Research Online (BIROn) for open access to Birkbeck research 
  • Copyright enquiries (staff) 
  • Digitisation service (staff) 
  • Digitisation service (staff) previously digitised material
  • Disability and Dyslexia Support 
  • Eresources (ejournals, databases and ebooks general enquiries)
  • Exam papers
  • Image collections and digital media (LUNA)
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Library IT systems
  • Stratford Learning Support Advisors 
  • Text Us (when being disturbed by other library users eating or chatting when you are trying to study)
    • Text us +44 (0)2003 331207
  • User Support services (loans, reservations, renewals and membership, and the physical environment of the Library)

Subject Librarians 

Book Suggestions for staff and students

  • Birkbeck students: if you want to suggest a particular book that we should have in the Library for your studies and research please do so via your My Birkbeck Profile, look for 'Student Library Services' and then select 'Book Suggestion'.
  • Birkbeck academic staff: if you want to submit a list of titles to be purchased for a particular course/module, do so via the My Birkbeck Staff portal, look for 'Library Services' and then select 'Suggestions for Purchase'.
  • Birkbeck professional services staff: if you want to suggest a particular title that we should have in the Library, please email full details to the relevant subject librarian.

Feedback and complaints 

Student-Library Partnership Group