Welcome to the BMA library

We offer a range of facilities, both in person and online, including access to our reading room, a huge range of e-books and e-journals, plus our postal loans service.

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BMA library

The BMA library specialises in current clinical practice, medical ethics and education and providing expert information to members and staff. Our wide range of services is available to members at any time from any location.

Join us

  • 24/7 e-resources

    Discover a variety of resources at your fingertips including over 1,400 E-Books, 900 E-Journals and access to Ovid Medline.

  • Postal loans service

    Nowhere near London? No problem. Request up to 15 books, plus 15 DVDs at a time online and have them posted to you anywhere in the UK for free.

  • Excellent study facilities

    Enjoy our peaceful reading room with over 60 study spaces where you are entitled to free to use of PCs, printing and scanning. 

About BMA library

Library opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm

The library Enquiry Desk is staffed at all times except from 9am to 10am on Thursdays.

Find out when the library will next be open on a weekend

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The BMA is here to support our members' professional lives. If you have a question or need advice, we can help.

Call us on 0300 123 1233

Lines open 8.30am to 6pm weekdays, excluding UK bank holidays, or access the webchat below.

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