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Library and Information Centre


Catalogues and Collections

Search the RSC Library's catalogues and collections.

Borrowing Books & Journals and Options for Document Supply

How to borrow books & journals and obtain full text articles.

The Historical Collection

The RSC's historical chemistry collection: including the Special and Digitised Collections.

Image Collection

The RSC's collections of photographs, portraits & slides: including information on how to view or acquire copies.

Library Catalogue

Online catalogue for the Library collections
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Library Catalogue: Journals

The online serials and journals catalogue: archive and current titles.

Also of interest

Read RSC content for free

Take a look at some of the journal, magazine and book content from the RSC.

RSC Publishing platform

Journals, books and databases accessible from one simple search

Library Guide

Library Guide Cover
This downloadable booklet explains the services offered by the RSC Library as well as a 'how-to' guide on how to search the online catalogue.  Hard copies of this booklet are available upon request.

Downloadable Files

Library Guide v2
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Contact and Further Information

Library and Information Centre
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3373