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Further help and training

There are a number of resources available that help to support students studying subjects related to  Media and communication .  These include:

Accessing other libraries


  • You are entitled to borrow from  Senate House Library- take your LSE ID card along with you. This also gives you access to their online databases which include some film and humanities materials.
  • Borrowing from other libraries is possible for LSE part-time masters students, research students and staff using the SCONUL access card that permits borrowing  from member institutions.  Apply online
  • Other useful Libraries in London include the British Library which has a vast collection of UK and foreign newspapers. 
  • BFI Reuben Library has large collections of materials on the British film and Television industry. Access is now free of charge.
  • British Library IP Centre contains some journals and other materials relating to the Media industry.

Citing and referencing

  • Once you have found your references, remember that you must cite them correctly.  Refer to the Departmental handbook or your tutor for guidance on which style to use. 
  • If you have a large number of references keep track of them using EndNoteor Mendeley bibliographic software. These can be used with Word to format your references automatically. You can also export references automatically from many online databases. The Library offers regular training coursesand there are support materials in Moodle.

Obtaining Further Help

Further help can be obtained via a number of different methods:

Collection policy

  • The Media and Communications collection policy indicates what the Library aims to collect in relation to this subject, it's comprehensiveness and depth.  The policy is reviewed in consultation with academic staff every few years.