Dairy Collection

Extent: 4000+ printed items

This collection comprises large deposits from the disbanded libraries of the former Milk Marketing Board and the former National Institute for Research in Dairying. Includes a large proportion of unusual literature, such as reports, pamphlets and overseas publications.

Books, pamphlets and periodicals relating to dairying and dairy products and processes can also be found in the main MERL library collection.

More information

  • The collection is mostly catalogued on Enterprise.
  • This collection is held in closed access and items for consultation need to be requested via the Reading Room.
  • We are currently running a volunteer project to list the hundreds of pamphlets in this collection. Please contact us for the latest list.
  • Looking for a specific item?

    We are regularly updating the collections that we publish on our website but if you are after something specific that you can't find online, then drop by for a visit or feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you.