Phone: (+44) (0) 20729-02940
Library details: Royal Society of Medicine Library is a Medical library.
This library is affiliated with Royal Society of Medicine (view map) . The collection of the library contains 700,000 volumes. The library circulates 10,000 items per year.
Other Info: The Library is one of the largest postgraduate biomedical lending libraries in Europe. Our collection exceeds half a million volumes, dates back to the 15th century, and also includes portraits, photographs and manuscripts. Every year up to 1,000 new books are added to the collection and we subscribe to over 1,300 current journals, including titles from around the world and covering all aspects of biomedical science. Over 90% of our titles are on open access. We also provide members with remote access to over 5,000 current electronic journals and approx 5,000 e-books. Membership will give you access to a full range of Library services. The Library offers modern study spaces, and private study carrels, with Wi-Fi throughout. Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm (Closes 7pm Aug and Dec). Friday 9am - 5.30pm Saturday 10am - 4.30pm. The first floor of the library is open 24/7 with a self-service book loan and return kiosk. The library holds 4 exhibitions are year which are open to the public.
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Administration: The director of the library is Wayne Sime .
Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||1997|
|Previous Automation System||Bookshelf|
|Discovery Interface||EBSCO Discovery Service||2015|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Full Text Finder|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jan 8, 2001 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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