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Monday to Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays: Closed

The Research Room is open Tuesday to Thursday. Please contact us to arrange a visit.

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Surgical Library: discover our online resources

Search full text across our collection of current surgical materials, including books and journals, both online and in print. You can also find links to online resources, including Visible Body, ClinicalKey and Acland's Video Atlas of Anatomy, along with help on accessing them. Use the search form below, or visit the Surgical Library.

Heritage Collections: the Library Special Collections, Archives and Museum catalogue

Visit Heritage Collections to search for older books, journals and other materials held by the Library, materials held by the Archives, and specimens, art, and other objects in the Hunterian Museum. Collections also include the Library's contribution to the UK Medical Heritage Library, Plarr's Lives of the Fellows and the Library's digital exhibitions.

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News

  1. 5
    Oct
    2022

    Members survey on library online resources and services

    We want to hear from all members regardless of career stage or location, to find out how our current e-journals and online resources are being used. Click the heading above for a link to our survey.
  2. 3
    Oct
    2022

    Library closed 5 October 2022

    The Members’ Library and Research Room will be closed on Wednesday 5 October due to the rail strike.
  3. 1
    Sep
    2022

    Extended opening hours from 5 September

    Good news! The Members’ Library opening hours are being extended to Monday to Thursday 10am until 5pm from next week. We can’t wait to see you!

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Telephone

General library enquiries, including research information: 020 7869 6555

Online journal and resource enquiries: 020 7869 6556

Our lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

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The Library is located on the 1st floor of the College building. Please speak to Reception on arrival.

Location

Library and Archives Department

The Royal College of Surgeons

38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London WC2A 3PE

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