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Delineation 2

Library Event with Dr Ted Nield

Join us for a special William Smith Bicentenary event - tickets on sale now!


Visiting the library

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Library Sale

Library Book Sale

View the Library's autumn sale - must end Friday 27 November


New E-Book for Fellows

Geological Atlas of Africa has been added to our collection of 22 E-books - free to Fellows

Library and Information Services

Welcome to one of the finest Earth Science libraries in the world. The Library contains over 300,000 volumes of books and serials and 40,000 maps, making it a collection of national importance covering all aspects of the geological sciences. We currently subscribe to over 600 journal titles from around the world.

The Library's dedicated staff are available to assist you with all your information needs. See Library Services for information on accessing e-journals from anywhere in the world, borrowing books and maps by post, ordering a literature search of databases, visiting the archive and more. With comfortable study space and WiFi throughout, the Library offers perfect surroundings for research in the heart of London.

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