TUC library, established in 1922, is the major research library for the study of all aspects of trade unions and collective bargaining with both historical and contemporary coverage. Emphasis is on Britain, but many other countries are represented, especially Europe and the Commonwealth. Open Monday to Friday 9.15am to 4.45pm. Closed week ends and public holidays. Collections are available for reference only. Accepts enquiries by phone, post, email, fax as well as in person from researchers. No charge for access. All visitors must make an appointment before coming to the library.