Product has been added to the basket
GSL front door

Society closure

The Geological Society’s offices in London and Bath are now closed until the end of April due to the ongoing public health risk posed by COVID-19. Read a message from Richard Hughes, our Executive Secretary, to find out more.

GSL front door

Society closure

The Geological Society’s offices in London and Bath are now closed until the end of April due to the ongoing public health risk posed by COVID-19. Read a message from Richard Hughes, our Executive Secretary, to find out more.

Library and Information Services

Library services during COVID-19 closure

In light of the evolving coronavirus situation and advice from the UK government, the Society’s offices in London and Bath are closed and will remain so until the end of April.

The Library staff will be working from home and are available to answer any enquiries by email (library@geolsoc.org.uk) and phone (Tel: +44 (0)20 7434 9944, option 3), Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5.30pm.

We are able to help with reference searches, loan renewals, questions about electronic resources, and may be able to source and order loans and documents from other libraries or suggest alternative online resources. We can also search the databases GeoRef and Geofacets on your behalf and send you lists of references.

The following online services remain available:

Welcome to one of the finest Earth Science libraries in the world.

The Library contains over 300,000 volumes of books and serials and 40,000 maps, making it a collection of national importance covering all aspects of the geological sciences.

We currently subscribe to over 600 journal titles from around the world.

The Library's dedicated staff are available to assist you with all your information needs. 

See Library Services for information on accessing e-journals from anywhere in the world, borrowing books and maps by post, ordering a literature search of databases, visiting the archive and more. 

With comfortable study space and WiFi throughout, the Library offers perfect surroundings for research in the heart of London.

For details of services available to non-members, please see visiting the Library or email us

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm.

Library Catalogue

 

Search for books, journals and maps using the Library catalogue.

Contact Details

The Library
The Geological Society
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BG

Tel: +44 (0)20 7434 9944 (Option 3)

Email: library@geolsoc.org.uk

Read the Library newsletter

Library Catalogue

 

Search for books, journals and maps using the Library catalogue.