Library services

Curated by qualified librarians, our collection of structural engineering literature spans more than 250 years; making it one of the UK's most comprehensive specialist engineering resources.

Special arrangements for December 2020 in light of COVID-19:

  • Access to the Library located within our London offices is suspended until further notice
  • Library staff are working two days per week (usually Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Due to the above, although postal loan-and-return, and literature-based enquiry services remain available, response times may be slower than usual
  • Our ebook collection remains accessible

Search the complete library catalogue

Search the Institution's entire print and electronic collection (print titles can be requested via postal loan)

Browse our ebook collection

Access almost 400 of the most important structural engineering books from your desktop PC, tablet or phone

Ask our librarians

We can assist with literature-based enquiries and, wherever possible, undertake some literature-based research on your behalf

Visit us

NOTICE: due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Library is closed to visitors until further notice.
The Institution of Structural Engineers
47-58 Bastwick Street
London
EC1V 3PS
United Kingdom
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