Civil and environmental engineering: Using other libraries

Using other libraries

When conducting specialist research, the Library may not always stock everything you need. If this happens, you have a number of options available on the Searching and using other libraries web page, including:

Before you visit another library

If you do plan to visit another library, please check first of all that we do not have the item you need. Advice on using the library can be found on our Finding Information page. Alternatively, please ask a member of staff at the Helpdesk or contact the Academic Liaison Librarian for your Department.

Remember, if the item you need is on a reading list, we will make every effort to purchase this for the Library, so please let us know the details.

Where there are specific libraries of interest for your subject, these will be listed below.

Recommended libraries

British Library

Business & IP Centre

or Science Reading Rooms

Address: 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7412 7454 or 7288 or

The British Library's Science and Technology service holds a full collection of ASTM standards. You need a reader's pass to visit. 

British Standards Institute

British Standards Institute Library

Address: 389 Chiswick High Road London W4 4AL

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8996 9000

The British Standards Institute Library in London holds a large collection of standards and allows reference only access to students. It is best to phone in advance to check on opening times and the availability of the standards you wish to consult.