The IET library is temporarily located at One Birdcage Walk within the IMECHE library. It is available for quiet study and Internet access and houses relevant books published in the last two years and a selection of journals.
The IET Archives has moved to their new location at Savoy Hill House. A purpose-built repository housing core collections and the rare books libraries is now open to researchers.
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 into the IET website to request and reserve books.
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.
Library temporary location
One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ
Normal opening hours
Monday - Friday 09:15 - 17:30
Occasionally, if an event is taking place the library will close at 17:00. See our blog for dates.
Open to members and the general public
Library tel: +44 (0)20 7344 5461
New Archives Centre now open:
Savoy Hill House, 7-10 Savoy Hill, London WC2R 0BU
Please contact us to book an appointment allowing one week's notice
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00
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.