Welcome to the IET Knowledge Centre

Information on library membership, loans and renewals, the library bookshop, book reviews, and tours

Knowledge Centre

The Faraday Centre, including the Knowledge Centre, Faraday Lounge and Faraday Kitchen is now open at Savoy Place.

The Faraday Centre is open between 08:00 hrs – 19:30 hrs from Monday to Friday, with a full Library service in the Knowledge Centre from 09.00 hrs – 17:30 hrs.

To find out more about the new-look IET London: Savoy Place, please visit the Savoy Place website.

The IET Library reading room


Library membership
Information on who can borrow books; total loans allowed; length of book loans; how are requested books delivered; how to return books to the Library; Renew library books myself ; how to request an inter-library loan.  

Library only membership
The Library offers a Library-only membership, which will allow non-members to benefit from book loans and other services provided by the IET's world-class Library.  

Non UK membership
Non-UK members have access to all of the library services, including book loans, electronic books and journals access, technical enquiry advice and article requests via the Document Supply service

A woman looking through books in the Library

News and reviews   

Latest news
Find out all about the latest news and developments happening in the library and archives service

New books
New books acquired by the Knowledge Centre

New journal issues

The latest printed journal issues received at the Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre bookshop

A selection of IET standards and associated publications can be purchased from the Knowledge Centre. In person sales are available Monday- Friday 9am- 5pm.

Tours and memorabilia

Tours of the IET Library facilities, including a guide to using the virtual library can be arranged, as can a brief tour of the building.

Fellows' and Members' ties can be purchased from the Library