ALISS are pleased to announce an opportunity to visit the Zoological Society of London Library, on 21st July from 2pm.
Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity, whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. ZSL Library has an important role in communicating information about, and inspiring an interest in animals, habitats and their conservation. It contains a unique collection books on all aspects of zoology and animal conservation. The book holdings date from the sixteenth century to the present day, and include many of the magnificently illustrated folios of the nineteenth century; books on the development of zoos and menageries; books by Fellows of the Zoological Society; the history of the Zoological Society and zoology”.
The visit will incorporate a tour of the service, and an opportunity to meet staff and here about their work. The visit will last approximately 1.5 hours.
There is no charge for ALISS Members. Non members £5
To reserve a place please contact: Heather Dawson, ALISS Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org