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Patron-Driven Acquisition Scheme

Terms and Conditions

  • The Scheme is only available to members of the Inns of Court.
  • Only current editions of legal commentaries, monographs, and texts relevant to the core legal collections of the Inner Temple Library will be considered.
  • Items already held in the Inner Temple Library are not eligible for purchase under this scheme, regardless of format.
  • There is a price cap of £150 for automatic purchase items.
  • New editions of titles already held will not be considered as these are part of our established acquisition process.
  • The Scheme is for print books only, paperback where available. No journal, loose-leaf or subscription items will be considered.
  • English language only.
  • This Scheme operates with a fixed budget so we may not be able to process all requests.
  • Authors are prohibited from requesting their own works.
  • Users are asked to be mindful of the number of requests they submit.
  • We aim to have successful requests available on the library shelves as soon as possible depending on availability.