Knowledge resources

Expand your knowledge by accessing extensive resources, information and guidance provided by the IET.

The IET provides unrivalled knowledge resources to ensure that you are the best equipped you can be for the professional challenges ahead. This includes research and publications, training courses and professional development support.


Members are entitled to a 35 per cent discount on books published by the IET (Note: discount applies to one copy per title only). The professional and academic book programme spans 18 specialist disciplines such as Power and Energy, Renewable Energy, Control and Processing, and Electrical Regulations which includes the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671)


Engineering and Technology (E&T) Magazine is the IET flagship member magazine, produced to the highest editorial standards by a team of specialist editors, all leading experts in their fields. Packed with news, features and industry developments, E&T News is our email newsletter, available to members and non-members. Sign up to receive your copy by amending your communications preferences through My IET (login required).


You'll find the latest research and information of the highest quality in your field when you subscribe to an IET journal. As an IET member, you'll also receive an exclusive saving of up to 20 per cent on individual titles. This suite of 20 research journals and 2 letters journals spans the entire spectrum of engineering and technology. All our journals are available in print or online through the IET Digital Library, so subscribe today and take advantage of your member discount.

IET Digital Library

Members can access the abstracts of more than 90,000 technical papers from all journals, magazines, conference publications and seminar digests through the IET Digital Library, free of charge. Members can also access the full text of articles (in PDF format) by purchasing an additional subscription and individual papers may be purchased by pay-per-view. Highly cited journals such as Electronic Letters are available alongside the entire IET research journal suite.

Library and Archives

Our library has a world-class collection of digital and printed resources on all areas of engineering and technology, giving members access to over 65,000 books and 3,000 journals, and our archive collects and preserves records of the IET since its foundation in 1871. The library is located at Savoy Place in London and online through our Virtual Library. Members can borrow books, access e-books and journals and use the search service which can assist in locating information on technologies, market and company data, products and suppliers. More extensive research is available on request for a small fee.


Members enjoy discounted rates of up to 20 per cent for bookings at over 1,500 leading conferences, seminars and lectures each year. Held all over the world, these events cover all aspects of engineering and technology.

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