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The Library is situated at the Royal Society's offices in London are open to a limited number of pre-booked readers.

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Search the catalogues

Use our catalogues to search our collections for printed or archival material and browse through our database of past Fellows.

Print shop

Buy prints, canvases and cards of your favourite images from the Royal Society's library and archives.

History of science blog

The Royal Society’s history of science blogposts feature updates and insights from the collections team and guests.

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