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February 21, 2014
Improvements to the online library catalogue

The Online library catalogue will not be available to members between Monday 3rd March 2014  – Monday 24th March 2014 inclusive. A new improved library management system is being installed.

This upgrade will ensure efficient seaching and a better user experience, allowing users to find what they need, when they need it.

To request or renew books during this period please contact the Library enquiry desk:
Library tel: +44(0)20 7344 5461

More information concerning the new library system will be available shortly.

Edited: 12 March 2014 at 03:41 PM by Mike Dunne


    Posted By: Mike Dunne @ 21 February 2014 11:19 AM     Service changes     Comments (0)  

May 24, 2013
Library bookshop
The bookshop currently located in the Library on the first floor of Savoy Place will close on 1 June 2013.

All other book sales will continue as normal

Online: via the Resourcessection of our website
Telephone: +44 (0) 1438 767328
Fax: +44 (0) 1438 767375

From 1 June the only items for sale from the Library will be Fellows' ties and Members' ties.

Edited: 24 May 2013 at 03:24 PM by Mike Dunne


    Posted By: Mike Dunne @ 24 May 2013 02:57 PM     Service changes     Comments (0)  

May 22, 2013
Changes to the Library and Archives service
IET Library

Due to the closure of Savoy Place for refurbishment, the Library Reading Room will be closed to visitors from Monday 1st July 2013.

Members will be able to drop off and collect books at Savoy Place through the Reading Room entrance until the closure of the building on the 19th July.
Library staff will also deliver items to the Appleton Centre on request.

Postal loans, access to the Virtual Library and research services will continue as normal, although there may be a delay in retrieving books while the collections are being packed and moved.

Please contact the Library Desk ( if you are concerned about access to the collections during this period.

A Library Service will be operating at One Birdcage Walk from 22 July 2013. For more information, please see the website

IET Archives

Due to the removal of the collections from Savoy Place and the construction of a new Archives Centre in Savoy Hill House, the IET Archives collections and rare books will be closed to visiting researchers from Monday 10 June.

Enquiry services will continue to operate as normal, but there may be a delay to our usual response times as the collections are processed and moved off-site.

A new Archives Centre is planned to open in September 2013.

If you have any queries about accessing the Archives and Rare Books collections, please contact the Archives (

Edited: 22 May 2013 at 04:16 PM by Mike Dunne


    Posted By: Mike Dunne @ 22 May 2013 03:48 PM     Service changes     Comments (0)  

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