Library and Archives collections

Library stock on shelvesThe RCN library and Archive collections are the largest of their kind in the world.

Dedicated to to the nursing profession they offer access to contemporary and historical books and journals, plus online access to more than 2,000 e-publications.

The RCN archive contains some of the most important history of nursing collections in the UK. It includes images, recordings and objects - the majority of which relate to the work and the history of the Royal College of Nursing.

You can search the library catalogue and the archive using the links below.