If you need advice on accessing information, our librarian is here to help.
Please email [email protected] or call on 0207 572 2300.
Members may borrow up to 10 items and the loan period is 28 days. Just contact the library with your membership number to register. Books may be renewed twice remotely, providing that they have not been requested by another member.
Please note that the cost of returning items is the responsibility of the borrower. Certain standard works of reference cannot be loaned, so please check with the library for details.
Members can order articles, drug monographs or book chapters via the library. To use this service, you need to complete a copyright declaration form - private study or commercial research - depending on the purpose of your research, and email it to us.
If the item is available from RPS library stock, the cost of supplying will be £5 per item.
If we obtain an item from the British Library for you, costs will vary. we will notify you of potential costs before each item is ordered.
Please allow 5-10 working days for items to be sent.
Literature Search Service (members only)
Library staff can conduct searches of our databases: Medline Complete and the Biomedical Reference Collection. To use our free Literature Search Service please email us.
This service is not available for RPS student members; however, please do contact us if you need help or advice using the databases.
The library deals primarily with searches on practice-based, non-clinical subjects. Clinical (patient-related medicines information) queries are referred to our professional support service.
Some services incur a cost. Please see our list of charges.