Physical loans are posted out free of charge.
Contacting the library
email@example.com | 020 7563 4545
The library is be open to visitors from 10.00 to 16.00 every Wednesday and Thursday.
You will need to make an appointment if you wish to spend more than a few minutes browsing in the library.
You may browse without making an appointment but we reserve the right to prevent you from entering the library in order to comply with social distancing.
We offer free Wi-Fi and printing, photocopying facilities and a relaxing space to work in as well as face to face contact with experienced library professionals!
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org 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!