BMA Library

Our Opening Times for the Christmas and New period

We will be operating our normal opening times, with the following exceptions:

  • Monday, 22nd December - 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 23rd December - 9am to 4pm
  • Wednesday, 24th December - Closed
  • Thursday, 25th December - Closed
  • Friday, 26th December - Closed

  • Monday, 29th December* - 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 30th December* - 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday, 31st December* - 9am to 4pm
  • Thursday, 1st January - Closed
  • Friday, 2nd January - 9am to 5pm

The Reception Entrance of BMA House will be closed on Monday, 29th; Tuesday, 30th; and Wednesday, 31st December.
Access to the Library on these dates will be via the Main Lodge.

About the BMA library

The BMA library is available to all BMA members. Visitors may be asked to show a valid BMA membership card when using the library.

Members of the public and students may purchase a day pass.

Read our guide to library resources, student support and prices

Our facilities

  • PC access with free scanning and printing facilities
  • DVD/video player to watch our audiovisual collection
  • Self-service photocopying service
  • WiFi access
  • Exclusive DVD collection available to loan
  • Laptops available at busy periods
  • Study space
  • Complete range of core clinical textbooks
  • Career and professional issues book collection

Library opening times

Monday to Friday : 9am to 6pm

The library enquiry desk is staffed at all times except from 9am to 10am on Thursday.


BMA HouseWe are located inside the main reception of BMA House, Tavistock Square, London.

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Contact the library

Telephone: 020 7383 6625
(during opening hours)


Fax: 020 7388 2544

Skype: bma.library
 (during opening hours)

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Library courses

  • Need help with online searching?
  • Need to know why critical appraisal is important?

We run courses to help all health care professionals.

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