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Zoological Society of London Library- would you like to know more?

By Lisa K Flint, on 8 March 2013

The Zoological Society of London’s Library contains a unique collection of journals and books on zoology and animal conservation. It is open to all.

The Library contains a wide range of books and journals on all types of animals and their conservation. It has:

  • more than 200,000 volumes
  • 5,000 journal titles, 1,300 of which are current
  • free wireless internet access
  • photocopying facilities
  • archives of ZSL
  • books dating from 16th century to the present, ranging from popular to technical
  • holdings located on-site
  • modern books on open access in our Reading Room
  • special collection relating to information on zoos
  • friendly service from specialist library staff.

The Library is open Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5.30pm. The Library is closed on all public holidays and at weekends.



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