Middlesex University Resources              

Doctoral students can use Middlesex University Library Services and electronic resources. Explore the library services pages of the Middlesex website to find out more about the services available to you. NSPC students are now eligible again for SCONUL access. Please complete this online form and wait for Middlesex to send you an e-mail confirming your access before making use of this scheme. 

Finding Resources

The Middlesex Library provides subject guides to Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Counselling and Psychology.

These give links and tips for searching for useful resources through your Middlesex log-in, including online journalsYour Subject Librarian at Middlesex is John Iona who can be contacted through these pages for extra help.

Print Collections

The Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Counselling print collection is housed in the Sheppard Library at the Hendon Campus. The library is open 24 hours during term time and either until 10pm or 12am during vacations.

Postgraduates may borrow:

  • Up to 14 items
  • 4 short loan items and 2 items of media equipment.


Resources at Middlesex University can be found on Summon, which searches across the Library Catalogue and all of their Library resources in one go. Materials covered by the Summon search tool include: Books, DVDs, journals, electronic resources and reports.

If you prefer, you can also search separately using the Library Catalogue and the Journals and E-Resources pages.


Distance Learners

If you do not live in London or close to the Hendon Campus, you can make the most of the Middlesex University print resources by registering as a distance learner. You can register online through the Studying at a Distance pages. Please note that distance learners must use this page to request books instead of the library catalogue.

Services and charges:

  • Postal delivery of books from within the Middlesex University collection (Free, except for return postage)
  • Electronic or postal delivery of photocopies of journal articles and chapters of books from Middlesex (£2)
  • Postal and electronic delivery of photocopies of journal articles and chapters of books not held within the Middlesex University collection (£3)


Inter-Library Loans

Middlesex provides an Inter-Library Loan Service, which means that if you cannot find the resources you need at the NSPC or at Middlesex, they will find the resource for you from another library. The charge is £3 per item, with extra charges for renewal and requests must be made online. See the Inter-Library Loan pages for more information.