Use the Library Catalogue to search for books, journals and online resources. Use the floor plan guides included in each catalogue record to locate material or ask at the Help Desk.
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. All our ebooks can be found using Summon or the Library Catalogue. They are accessible to LSE staff and students by using their network username and password. Major collections include:
Finding books not held by LSE Library
You can search library catalogues 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 Lending 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 and National Libraries.