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Union Street update – October 2020

The new Arulkumaran Reading and Quiet Room and Heritage Collections are closed until further notice during the temporary closure of Union Street due to COVID-19.

The Library continues to support the O&G clinical community with essential information supporting COVID-19 guidelines and by delivering an online and telephone service wherever possible – please see the details below.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Library collections for RCOG and Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

  • Online enquiry and research service
  • Access to e-journals and e-books
  • Literature searches
  • Document delivery for online articles only as we do not have access to our print collections - although response times may be extended
  • The Library catalogue is not available online at this time. Please contact the library team to search the print collections on your behalf
  • You can contact the Library Team via:
    • Email:
    • Telephone: 020 7772 6309
    • Post: Library Team, 10-18 Union Street, London SE1 1SZ


See our charges and terms and conditions.

You can also request items, check costs or discuss your request by phone (+44 20 7772 6309) or email (

For urgent requests, please telephone the library to discuss charges (+44 20 7772 6309).

Payment for inter-library requests is required in advance by debit/credit card or cheque. To make your payment, please use one of these methods:

  • Call +44 20 7772 6309 during office hours (9am to 6pm GMT Monday to Friday, except for UK Bank Holidays and College closure days)
  • Send a cheque, made payable to RCOG, to: RCOG Library, 10-18 Union Street, London, SE1 1SZ

Photocopying of pre-1900 material is at the librarian’s discretion.


Instructions for completing the form

All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory fields. Please ensure you have completed all mandatory fields before submitting your query.

Your details:
Preferred delivery option*:
Preferred delivery

Response times for articles from RCOG/RCM collections will be 3 days unless an urgent request is made.

Document details

Please read and agree to the copyright declaration below before continuing.*

Before you submit your query:
Please check that you have completed all mandatory fields - marked with an asterisk (*). If you have not completed all mandatory fields, you will not be able to submit your query,
When you click 'Submit query', you should be taken to an acknowledgement page. If you do not see this page, it means your form has not been submitted. Please double-check that you have completed all mandatory fields before resubmitting your query.

COPYRIGHT DECLARATION as required by current copyright law:

Please supply a copy of the article(s) listed above.

I declare that:

  • I have not previously been supplied with a copy of the same material by you or any other librarian;
  • I will not use the copy except for research for a non-commercial purpose or private study, and I will not supply a copy of it to any other person; and
  • to the best of my knowledge, no other person with whom I work or study has made or intends to make, at or about the same time as this request,  a request for substantially the same material for substantially the same purpose.

I understand that if the declaration is false in a material particular, the copy supplied to me by you will be an infringing copy, and that I shall be liable for infringement of copyright as if I had made the copy myself.