The Library holds 25,000 periodical titles, of which 4,700 are currently received.
The collections include Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B. Biological sciences, which is held from Volume 1 (1665) to the current issue.
The Library is moving towards online resources for modern material. Currently there are approximately 2,000 full text ejournal links (including 83 web only titles). This number is growing all the time. The Library provides access to 10 databases which include full text as well as abstracting and citation databases.