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Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy

The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy is a non-circulating research collection of over 72,000 items of science fiction, fantasy and speculative fiction, as well as magic realism, experimental writing and some materials in 'fringe' areas such as parapsychology, UFOs, Atlantean legends etc.

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All items in the Merril Collection are fully catalogued. We also maintain an extensive index to our non-fiction periodicals, and a title/author index to every short story published in every anthology or short story collection.

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Merril Collection Blog

Nov 11 | Posted by Lorna
Fantasy author Robin Hobb will appear at the Merril Collection in the 3rd floor readin...

Oct 29 | Posted by Kim
Fans of military science fiction can rejoice; there's a new writer joining the ranks o...

Sep 27 | Posted by Lorna
Diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy will be a roundtable discussion moderated by ...