Prince Philip Zoological Library and Archives

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Prince Philip Zoological Library and Archives

About the library

ZSL's Prince Philip Zoological Library & Archives contains a unique collection of resources on zoology and animal conservation. Founded in 1826, ZSL Library is one of the major zoological libraries in the world and is open to all.

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.


Browse all of Zoological Society of London records in Library Hub Discover here.