Your Academic Support Librarian 

Paul Horsler

Telephone: 020 7955 6354




Library Catalogue

  • Use the Library Catalogue to search for books, journals and online resources
  • Use the floor plan guide to locate material or ask at the Help Desk. 

Course books

The Course Collection (ground floor) holds multiple copies of essential course texts.


The Library has a growing number of ebooks. They are accessible to LSE staff and students by using their network username and password.  Major collections include:

Collection arrangement

Subject  Classmark Floor
 Auxialiary sciences of history  C-CT 3
 History: general and old world  D-DU 3
 History: Americas  E-F 3
 History: economic  HC
 History: social  HN 2

Locating books outside the Library

  • Use COPAC to find books located in the major UK research libraries
  • Use Search25 to find books located in the libraries of universities in the London area
  • Use KVK and Worldcat to find virtually all the books published on your topic worldwide
  • Use the Inter-Library Lending system for books that you cannot easily get to yourself via the Interlending option on the Library Catalogue