The Library is equipped both for the use and the production of microfilms and photocopies. In the Research Library, there is an air-conditioned room equipped for storing and reading all types of microforms. Application for use should be made at the Control Desk. Reference materials from other libraries and from overseas, articles from journals, etc. are regularly obtained on request. Application, with full details on the forms provided should be directed to the Reference Librarian. The time required to locate and obtain such material from overseas is normally between four and six weeks. Microfilms, and other media. obtained can be read in the room mentioned above. The reprographic services available in the Library’s studios include: microfilming, enlargement of photographic prints from both colour and black/white negatives of all sizes from 35mm to half plate and, the making of colour and black/white slides. High-grade copy work for book illustration can also be undertaken. Electrostatic copying machines are available for making reduced or facsimiles of simple documents such as certificates, diagrams, scientific formulae, and journal articles, cheaply and quickly. A list of standard charges and order forms can be obtained from the Circulation Desk. Advice and estimates of costs can be obtained from the Reprographic Technician or Deputy University Librarian. Consultation is essential before any extensive work of a non-routine nature is put in hand.