Essential members upwards have full access to the library.
Student and overseas members can access everything except physical loans.
Physical loans are posted out free of charge.
Visiting the Library
We offer free WiFi, photocopying facilities and a relaxing space to work in as well as face to face contact with experienced library professionals!
Non-member visitors to the Library
Those who are eligible to join the BDA may not visit without first
becoming BDA members.
Those who are not eligible to join the BDA may visit the library for reference purposes BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT ONLY.
email@example.com before you visit and we will send you a visitor’s letter provided you are conducting legitimate dental research.
Opened in 1920 the Robert and Lilian Lindsay library was founded and organised by
Lilian Lindsay, the first woman to qualify as a dentist in the UK. Currently it is the most comprehensive dental library in Europe.
How we used to look
A line drawing vision of what the library was to look like from the pamphlet, The New Headquarters created before the Wimpole Street building was finished.
Note the complete absence of computers!