Library

More than 36,000 publications covering all aspects of structural engineering.

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Location: The Institution of Structural Engineers
First Floor
47-58 Bastwick Street
London EC1V 3PS

(Nearest tube stations: Barbican, Old Street and Farringdon)
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday (6pm if an Institution evening event is taking place)







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E-library

E-library

You can now borrow books from the Institution’s library at the click of a button. Hundreds of titles from the library’s collection are available as electronic loans, wherever you are in the world, whatever time of day.

New Books

New Books

The latest books and reports acquired by the Library

Catalogue search

Catalogue search

Browse the catalogue of books, journal articles, reports and standards.

Library services

Library services

The Library offers a range of services to meet your information requirements.

Conditions of loan

Conditions of loan

All grades of member may use and borrow from the Library. Read here to see how it works.

Document supply

Document supply

The Library offers a non-commercial and commercial copying service in line with current copyright legislation.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Here is a list of the most commonly asked questions about the Library service and how it works.

Consultants tracker

Consultants tracker

This service helps trace a firm that has merged, been taken over, closed down or changed its name.

Reading List

Reading List

The Library supports a number of reading lists prepared by the Institution to help members with their research and professional development.


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