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Library System Updates: May - July 2024

SELMS Reservations - May to July 2024
From 24 May to 29 July you will not be able to reserve items from library authorities that are part of the SELMS Consortium (Brighton & Hove, Buckinghamshire, Camden, Kent, Medway, Milton Keynes, Reading, Richmond, Slough, Southend-on-Sea, Southwark, West Berkshire and Windsor & Maidenhead)

This is due to technical improvements being made to the Library Management System. This is being implemented across all SELMS consortium libraries at the same time and does not just affect us in Hertfordshire.  At this stage it is too early to give a precise date for when SELMS reservations will be re-instated, as we need to wait for guidance from our third party system supplier once the technical improvements have been completed.  We will provide further updates as technical work continues.

Local reservations -  Hertfordshire customers will still be able to borrow and reserve items from local Hertfordshire libraries.

Inter-Library Loans - The Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service will continue to run as normal.  Charges apply.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Inter-library loans and request a purchase

Due to some technical issues, we are working with our system provider to improve and replace the forms used for these services. Whilst this work is taking place, please use the links below as an alternative way to access the pages you require.

If you can't find the item you are looking for in our collection, we can usually obtain it for you using our Inter-Library Loan service.  

If you think the item you are looking for would be useful to have in the library, you can make a request for purchase instead.  

Please note: Charges may apply and you will need to log in to your account to use these services.

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