Library Search

Access Library Search from the homepage to search for books, journals and online resources. Use the floor plan online or in the Library to locate material or ask a member of staff.

Course books

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

Most reading lists are now available via  Reading Lists @ LSE


The Library has a growing number of  ebooks accessible to LSE staff and students using your network username and password via Library Search. Major collections include:

Finding books not held by LSE Library

You can search Library Search from all over the world to identify material. If you can't get to the holding Library, then you can request material via our Inter Library Loans service.

COPAC is a joint catalogue of major UK research libraries including LSE, the British Library, UCL, King's, Wellcome Library, Oxford, Cambridge.

See our information on using other libraries for links to other University & National Libraries.