Arrange a Visit

The Library of Mistakes is a free-to-use financial history library open to all with access by appointment for approved readers.

  • Before you can visit the Library of Mistakes, you need to register as a reader before making an appointment.
  • Please register here (or via the button on this page)
  • Your application will be reviewed and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Access to the library is free to readers.

A note about privacy

Please be assured that we will not pass your details on to any third party. We will refrain from sending you annoying over-frequent emails (we will send occasional emails relating to library events, etc, but only of direct importance to our membership).

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The Library of Mistakes Course

The online version of our renowned course, is available for both finance professionals and nonprofessionals.

As featured in the Financial Times

In conjunction with Heriot-Watt University

Use the Library

We hold a selection of quirky curiosities and fine collection of books — all related to the ups and downs of financial markets and businesses throughout the years.

You can view a sample of the books (and more) by clicking the button below.

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