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Information about Suffolk Poetry Society books held at University of Suffolk

Suffolk Poetry Society

We are pleased to work with Suffolk Poetry Society and house their collection of poetry books.   The books are on long term loan through an arrangement with the Society and greatly enhance our collection.  University of Suffolk staff and students can borrow books in the usual way, while Suffolk Poetry Society members  can borrow them through associate membership.  Details for SPS member on how to access the collection can be found below on the right hand side of the screen.


Books Held

Poetry books can be found at the classification number 821 

Borrowing for members of Suffolk Poetry Society

Poetry books placed on loan by Suffolk Poetry Society can be borrowed by members of the Society and staff and students of the University.

If you are a member of Suffolk Poetry Society please complete an external borrowers form  that can be found under the members of the public tab.   Select the Suffolk Poetry Society box on the form to become an associate member of the Library.  You will also need to provide a copy of your membership card and provide a passport sized photo, this can be in digital format and attached to your application.   

We will issue you with an associate membership card which will allow you to borrow SPS books through our self-service machines and enable access to the library building.

The associate membership card will enable borrowing of SPS books free of charge, if you would like to borrow books outside this collection you will need to pay a fee.  Details can be found on the external borrowers form. 

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