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Visiting the Library

The Members' Library and Research Room are on the first floor of the building. All visitors should ask for the Members' Library or Research Room at the ground floor reception desk on arrival.

Please contact us at or call +44 (0)20 7869 6555 for further assistance.

Members' Library

RCS England Library: Members' Library

The Members' Library provides a comfortable space for study and research for all members and fellows of the College.

The Members' Library is:

  • Open 10am5pm Tuesday to Thursday
  • Closed Friday to Monday/Bank holidays

College members and fellows do not need to book unless you wish to consult materials from the Library and Archives collections. In this case you will need to make an appointment to use the Research Room.

Research Room

RCS England Library: Reasearch Room

You are welcome to use our collections for your research.

The Research Room is:

  • Open 10 am5 pm Tuesday to Thursday
  • Closed Friday to Monday/Bank holidays

Please book ahead of your visit by emailing, so that we are able to offer the space and support that you need. Please bring identification with you so that we can register you as a researcher.

Please provide as much information as possible about the material you wish to see so that we can ensure availability. You can search the collections using the catalogue and we are happy to answer any questions about what we hold in the Library.

COVID-19 safety precautions

Following advice from the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges to proceed with care, the College is maintaining a prudent approach to COVID-19 for the safety of our visitors and staff.

We recommend that visitors and members undertake a lateral flow test in the 24-48 hours before visiting the College.

On arrival

Please sign in at reception on arrival or log-in using the NHS QR Code and NHS COVID-19 app (other check-in methods available).

During your visit

  • Wear a face-covering
  • Clean your hands on arrival and regularly during your visit
  • Maintain social distancing from others

A desk will have been reserved for each visitor to the Research Room.

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