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Explore the library and archive catalogues to find details of our unique
collection, including books, standards, journals, Institution
proceedings, historical artefacts and older Institution membership
The virtual library is a collection of electronic resources available
for Institution members. You can search for papers, read full-text
handbooks, download articles and access datasheets all from your desktop.
A unique and invaluable resource for those interested in the development of mechanical engineering, the industrial revolution and the Institution.
Free enquiry service, as well as postal loans and document supply services.
1000's of images from our Archives illustrating the history and development of mechanical engineering and the Institution: from the photographic collections of D.Napier & Son Company to historic
drawings by David Joy (1825–1903) and the Boulton & Watt Company.
Subject guides and weblinks for engineers and students, covering a wide range of industries and sectors.
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