Our National Marine Biological Library (NMBL) is one of the largest marine reference libraries in the world. Our members can enjoy a peaceful environment and make full use of our collections and modern facilities.

Library Facilities include:

Print collection

Rare Book Collection

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Journal Collection

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object Collection

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The library has:

  • WiFi throughout
  • Power sockets for remote working
  • Facilities for printing and photocopying
  • A dedicated computer to access the catalogue and e-journals
  • Ample desk space with sea views overlooking Plymouth Sound
  • Group study spaces on the first and second floors of the library

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If you have an enquiry about any aspect of the Marine Biological Association, please drop us a line below. 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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