Our information and archive service offers access to the very best information on surveying from around the world; available when you want it, how you want it. The library has over 80,000 items either online or in paper form.


Our online library catalogue

You can search our online catalogue by word or phrase, author, title, or subject.


There will be limited access to the RICS Library from 9 October in preparation for an exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of RICS, which will open in the New Year and continue through the year.

If you would like to view any of the books or journals or access the online databases we have available in the library for member of RICS (Egi, CoStar and Westlaw), please make an appointment using the form below. It would be helpful if you could give us at least three days’ notice of your visit.

You may find it useful to consult our e-resources before booking an appointment as the material you require may be available online.  Those services are still available to RICS members 24/7, wherever you are in the world.

Access may not be available to non-members during this period.

The team are also still here to answer your enquiries, so if you have any questions, please use the form below or email us.

Document delivery service

We can email or post copies of documents to you. Please use the library document delivery form found at the right of this page. There’s a charge of £5 per item.

Enquiry service

Expert, well-trained and helpful staff are here to answer your questions and can save you valuable time.

Either email us or use the online form at the bottom of this page, we will aim get back to you within two working days.

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