Be proactive in helping your employees shape their ideas, research and learning by providing them with access to the RSM’s extensive Library collection and resources.

The Royal Society of Medicine Library is one of the largest medical libraries in Europe with a rich collection dating back to the 15th century alongside the latest publications.

We offer two types of Library memberships for companies and organisations:

  • Corporate Membership: available to ‘for-profit’ companies – i.e. pharmaceutical companies.
  • Institutional Membership: available for ‘not-for-profit’ companies – i.e. NHS libraries, charities.

By becoming a Library Corporate or Institutional member, your nominated staff will benefit from an exceptional package of benefits.

What we can offer your organisation

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Entry to  one  of the finest medical libraries in Europe 

The RSM is home to one of the largest and most up-to-date medical libraries in Europe. Exclusive to members, it offers a welcoming space to work and study, as well as access to our book and online collection.  

Plus, as part of your benefits, RSM members receive access to a wide range of services designed by our team of Library specialists. 

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Specialist services from our Library team 

The RSM provides a wide range of specialist library services; literature search services, which provides in-depth search of biomedical and scientific databases by our experienced Library experts, and document delivery request services of items in our collection. As a member, you can use all our specialist services at a discounted rate.

View the Library services price list
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Information skills training courses

The Library runs information skills training courses throughout the year, covering literature searching, database searches and getting the most out of the Library’s resources.

Group workshop places cost £130 per person and individual tutorials cost £30 per hour.

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Discounts on library room bookings

From small meeting spaces for meetings to a quiet space for studying, the Library has a number of rooms which can be hired out by RSM members at a reduced rate.

Is my organisation eligible?

The Library Corporate and Institutional membership are open to all companies and organisations working in the healthcare and information services arena.

Your organisation can add an unlimited number of individuals to the membership package.

How to apply

The membership fee is based on your company profile; discounts are available for not-for-profit organisations, the NHS and government departments.

To discuss arranging a membership package, call us on 020 7290 2984 or email