Visiting the Library
The Members’ Library and Research Room are open to visitors following the refurbishment. Researchers will need to book their visit in advance, members can visit anytime during opening hours.
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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. Visit the Surgical Library.
22Feb2024On Tuesday 5 March, the Members' Library and Research Room will be closed due to staff training. They will reopen on Wednesday 6 March. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
1Sep2022Good 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!
1Dec2021Our December digital advent calendar will give you a snapshot of our Library, Archive and Museum collections. Our advent door design was inspired by the old Museum doors that were uncovered during recent renovation work at our historic building in Lincolns’ Inn Fields.
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
The Library is located on the 1st floor of the College building. Please speak to Reception on arrival.
Library and Archives Department
The Royal College of Surgeons
38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PE