Royal Society of Medicine Library

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Royal Society of Medicine Library

About the library

We are one of the largest medical libraries in Europe with over 110,000 print books, 12,000 print journal titles, 4,000 ebooks and over 5,000 ejournals. We also hold rare books dating back to 1471.

The local library catalogue is available online.

British Library inter-library loan codes

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For an explanation of these codes, and for more information on arranging inter-library loans, see the inter-library loans page on the British Library website.

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. You must request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff for advice on ordering an item.

Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.


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