Closing time

28 May 2019 by

We’ll be closing the Royal Society Library for a few weeks this summer. Read on to discover when and why,…

Image from Agrippa 'De occulta philosophia', 1533

Newton’s dog-ears

16 October 2015 by

What are the quickest ways of getting into a librarian’s bad books? Well, there are the usual clichés – the…

Prize-winning reads

30 September 2010 by

Hands up, who has a problem with buying books? By that I don’t mean a fundamental objection to the activity,…