Library tours and inductions

The RSM offers free inductions and guided tours of the Library to members and the public.

Guided tours

Book a tour and enjoy a guided tour of one of the largest medical libraries in Europe that is steeped in 200 years of history.

The tour includes:

  • An introduction to the Library and its history
  • An opportunity to view the archives and its rare materials
  • Information about the range of services on offer

Tours can be booked on an individual or group basis. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Personal inductions

Whether you a new RSM member or would like a more in-depth introduction to the Library, the RSM offers a personal induction to all members.

This is a tailored session lasting up to 60 minutes, focusing on your particular requirements for example, an introduction to the catalogue, databases and electronic journals.

Alternatively you can consult our self-guided tour.

How to book

Call us on +44 (0)20 7290 2940 / 2941

Please note we require a week’s notice for personal inductions and 3 weeks for group tours, however if you have a shorter deadline we will do our best to accommodate you.