Your Academic Support Librarian 

Paul Horsler

Telephone: 020 7955 6354





Library Search

  • Use Library Search to search for books, journals and online resources
  • Use the location and classmark included in each catalogue record to locate material or ask a member of staff 

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
Auxiliary sciences of history   C-CT  3
History: general and old world  D-DU  3
History: Americas   E-F  3
International Law  JX-JZ  1

Locating books outside LSE

  • Use COPAC to find books located in the major UK research libraries.
  • Use Search25 to find books lcoated in the lbiraries 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 Library Search.

Academic Support