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Science, Technology and Medicine Collections

Here at the British Library we are home to the nation’s science collection. The resources are current and diverse and they reflect the research and information needs of a wide variety of researchers whether they are academic or vocational.

The collection covers all scientific, technical and medical subjects including engineering, health and emerging technologies.

The collection is international and reflects the global nature of scientific research and the changing landscape of research.

Key Features of the Science Collection

Exploring Science, Technology & Medicine

Using the Resources

Some of the ways you can use the British Library science, technology and medicine resources for your research


Background to the current datasets activities in STM

PDF files

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