Access a world-class engineering library of key databases, texts and
Festive Opening Hours
The Library and Members' Hub closes on Thursday 14 December at 5PM and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January at 9:30AM.
The Library and Archive team will be online Monday 18 - Friday 22 December.
The team will be back in the library and online on Tuesday 2 January.
We wish you a happy festive season!
Access books, journals, and more - in print and online.
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Gain a perspective on the history of mechanical engineering. Our records include:
We offer research guidance and pre-booked in-person appointments to view material.
Digitised archive material
The Library and Members’ Hub at One Birdcage Walk offers a flexible space for work and study in a historic setting.
We are open Monday to Friday, 9.30AM – 5PM. Members can sign in guests. Non-members are welcome by appointment.
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