British Geological Survey

Key Information

  • Collection Name: British Geological Survey Library
  • Reference Number: 006
  • Date of last revision: 21 April 2009
  • Address: Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, NG12 5GG
  • Person in charge: Rachel Mackenzie (Map Librarian)
  • Main contact: Library Enquiries Desk
  • Contact telephone number(s): 0115 936 3205 (Library Enquiry Desk) / 0115 936 3363 (Map Librarian)
  • Contact email address:
  • Website:
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1700 (Fri 1630) Closed two days per annum other than bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year, but dates vary.
  • Access: Public access for reference. Prior appointment desirable.
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopying and photographic services available subject to copyright regulations.

Content: Some 200,000 items. World-wide collection of earth science thematic maps, with some topographic. Emphasis is on the UK. Historical and current material held.

Circa 70,000 BGS and BAAS geological photographs held.

Place of deposit for BGS Field Survey records and BGS Archives/Public Records.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon