Explore the Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre

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Home to Europe’s largest nursing specific collection of books, journals and e-resources, it's fitted with all the latest technology to support your studies. From free wifi to wireless printing from your own device, all the resources you need will be at your fingertips.

The Nursing History Collection also provides access to the RCN's historical print collection, which includes rare and old books and journals.

Watch our video to find out more about the services we offer to RCN members and general public.

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About our collections

The RCN collections represent the largest nursing specific resource in the world.

From the archive to our contemporary publications, you can source information in print and electronic formats.

RCN library in Scotland

The RCN has four libraries across the UK.

Each location offers a different range of services alongside hundreds of nursing specific resources. Find the information you need to plan a visit.