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 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • The Library is closed and staff are working from home. We will do our best to support you by e-mail.
  • Postal and walk-in loan services are suspended. We will direct you to an alternative e-book or electronic resource where possible.
  • Please do not return books until we are back in the office. We will keep renewing your books until HQ reopens. We will not charge fines.

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 300+ 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. You can still email your questions to us and we'll be happy to help.
The Institution of Structural Engineers
47-58 Bastwick Street
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