BMA Library

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We specialise in current clinical practice, medical ethics and education and giving expert information to members and staff.

Members can use our wide range of services at any time from any location.

Search and order

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Borrow items, renew loans, manage your account and search our collections.

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Use our web form to order articles from journals in our stock. We also offer an interlibrary service if you need something outside our collections.


Use our extensive medical database with easy-to-order articles.

This is an exclusive service for BMA members.

Access Medline


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Free direct access to key full-text journals online 24/7 for members to use any time anywhere.

ArrowBrowse our e-books collection
Free direct access for BMA members to our growing collection. You can keep e-books for 7 days to use any time, anywhere.

ArrowBrowse all of our e-resources
edocs, eToCs, Libanywhere Mobile App, and BMA Library 2.0

Library courses

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We run courses to help all health care professionals.

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Contact the Library

The Library is located in BMA House, London
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Get in touch with the team:

Tel: 020 7383 6625 (during opening hours)
Fax: 020 7388 2544 
Skype: bma.library (during opening hours)

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Library opening times

Monday to Friday : 9am to 6pm

The Enquiry Desk is staffed at all times, except from 9am to 10am on Thursdays for staff training.

Opening Times for Easter 2014

As above, except for:

Thursday, 17 April - 9am to 4pm
Good Friday, 18 April - Closed
Easter Monday, 21 April - Closed