BRISTOL.—The Bristol Medico-Chirurgical Society has offered the society's library as a gift to the University. The library comprises about 15,000 volumes (some rare and of great interest) and has been valued at more than 12,000l. It contains some rare books and receives more than ioo current periodicals in exchange for the society's journal. The council of the University has very gratefully accepted this magnificent offer, which will raise the medical library of the University to one of the most valuable medical libraries in the country. The advantage to the research worker of having access to such a library cannot be over-estimated.