Institution of Engineering and Technology

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Place
Greater London

  • IET Archives : 020 7344 8436/8407
  • IET Library helpdesk : 020 7344 5461

The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. Founded in 1871 as the Society of Telegraph Engineers, the IET now has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri 9.00 - 17.00

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Auditorium
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Study facilities
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

The IET Library is open to public access. The IET Archives is open the public by appointment only. Please contact the Archivists for further details.


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Loan service
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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