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Document supply

We can post or email articles, book excerpts and model documents to you through our document supply service.

You can use the library catalogue to find details of all the books in our collection, as well as over 50,000 abstracts and summaries of journal articles. If you can't find the material you need, our enquiry team will help you to track it down.

To request a document, call us on +44 (0)20 7920 8620 or email library@icaew.com.


  • Free for permitted users
  • £17.50 + VAT per document for all other users

Who are permitted users?

  • ICAEW members
  • ACA students
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) members
  • Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) members
  • members of Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) institutes based in the UK

Delivery times

We deal with all requests as quickly as possible, depending on the item requested.

Our enquiry team will be happy to advise you on the likely delivery times for your request. Please get in touch to obtain more details.

How much can be copied?

The document supply service is provided under the terms of the licences and permissions we hold. Some titles are excluded from these arrangements. In most cases, digital material licensed by third parties is only available to ICAEW members and ACA students.

Book extracts

We can supply photocopies of extracts from books in our collection. Extracts are limited to one chapter or 5% of the whole book, whichever is greater.

Journal articles

We can supply photocopies of journal articles in our collection. We cannot copy more than one article from any single issue of a journal.

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