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The British Library's collection of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information is one of the world's foremost resources, providing researchers with access to a vast array of content. These science pages will help you find the information you need and discover the range of services and activities that we provide.

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Science, Technology and Medicine Collections

Explore our resources and discover how you can use them for your research


Engage in informal debate on topical issues in scientific research


Environmental science at the British Library

Access to Understanding

A collaboration promoting wider understanding of biomedical research findings

Europe PMC

Free access to biomedical and life sciences research articles, biological and medical patents records, grant data and more

Events and Projects in Partnership

See details of upcoming events, highlights of previous events and find out more about our involvement in various projects