Library services

Library services

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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.


  • Normal opening hours 09:00-16:00 Monday-Friday
  • Not a member? Please contact us to make an appointment
  • Most items can be borrowed in person or by post


Search the complete library catalogue

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

Ask our librarians

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

Browse our ebook collection (Members only)

Access over 600 of the most important structural engineering books from your desktop PC, tablet or phone

Make a donation

Your support will help us expand our collection, and provide more structural engineers with the knowledge they need.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers
47-58 Bastwick Street
United Kingdom
Tel:+44 (0)20 7201 9105
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