For a temporary period of two years a joint IMechE and IET library has been created at One Birdcage Walk which IET members are welcome to visit for quiet study and Internet access. The library includes IET library books published in the last two years along with a selection of current journals.
The IET Archives will be located in new premises later this year. More information available shortly.
Information on all library services including, how to become a library only member, latest news and book stock reviews.
Search for books and journals in our library stock. Members must be logged in to the website to request and reserve books. An updated version of the catalogue will be available shortly.
Technical and business information provided to you by our Information Officers. Preferential rates for members.
Provides copies of articles at a charged rate. An inter-library loan service is also available to members and other UK libraries.
How to use the library loan service, includes how to request, reserve, return and renew books from the library.
A unique collection of material promoting and preserving the history of science, engineering and technology.
Search catalogue descriptions from deposited collections and IET records.
Information on the history of the IET Library and Archives, its foundation and collections.
A general overview on popular subjects and various sources available within the Archives collections to assist you with your research.
A wealth of biographical information on many eminent scientists and pioneers in the engineering profession.
Highlights from the collections relating to the history and development of science, engineering and technology.
One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ
Normal opening hours:
Monday-Friday 9.15am -5.30pm
Occasionally, if an event is taking place the library will close at 5pm. See our blog for dates.
One Birdcage Walk will be closed on
Thursday 12 December 2013 for the IMechE Christmas Party.
Christmas / New Year period:
The Library will close promptly at midday on Tuesday 24 December 2013, re-opening at 9.15am on Thursday 2 January 2014.
Open to members and the general public
Library tel: +44(0)20 7344 5461
Archives tel: +44(0)20 7344 8407
Non-members can gain access to library services including book loans, by becoming a library only member for a small charge.