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  • Use Library Search  to look for books, journals and online resources
  • Some key classmarks for Psychology are:
    Psychology BF1-990
    Psychoanalysis BF173-BF175
    Social Psychology HM1001-HM1238
    However, note that due to the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, relevant books may also be found in other sections.
  • Use the location and classmark included in each record to locate material or ask a member of staff. 

Course books

  • The Course Collection (ground floor) holds multiple copies of essential course texts.
  • You can short-cut the searching for reading list books by choosing reading lists@lse

Dictionaries and encyclopedias


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:

  • Cambridge Books Online - free access to 100s of books from this leading academic publisher covering all subject areas.
  • Oxford reference online - access English and foreign language dictionaries
  • OECD ILibrary - read the full text of publications from the OECD these include World Economic Outlook and Information Technology Outlook.
  • Oxford Handbooks series. These include many full texts titles covering management and organizational psychology.