Europe's largest catalogued collection of SF material, including the Science Fiction Foundation Collection and a wealth of literary archives.
Over 35,000 books and 2,500 critical works from the earliest speculative fiction to present day. Holdings are comprehensive for many English-language writers but geographical coverage is wide-ranging.
Over 2,500 periodical titles - one of the most extensive collections of critical journals, fanzines & fiction magazines in the world. Many titles have been indexed at article level for the first time in our Library Search.
The collections also contain extensive archival material: the papers and manuscripts of some of the most important writers in the genre, including John Wyndham, Olaf Stapledon, John Brunner, Eric Frank Russell and Brian Aldiss.
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