The National Marine Biological Library (NMBL), based at the MBA in Plymouth UK, is one of the largest marine reference libraries in the world, holding thousands of scientific journal titles and books, historical literature, expedition reports, and a herbarium. MBA members can make full use of the collections and incredible facilities including electronic journal access in-house, the new Southward Reading Room, as well as quiet work space with some of the best views in Plymouth.
Monday - Thursday
9:00 - 17:00
Please note that the Library will be closed on Monday 1st April, Wednesday 10th - Friday 12th April and Wednesday 17th - Monday 22nd April inclusive. We apologise for the inconvenience.
We are delighted to announce that we re-open Fridays! Normal opening hours resume from 29th April onwards: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 17.00.