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Topic Guides


Our Topic Guides provide an overview of our strong collections in regional areas - books, journals, government publications and statistics - and where and how you can find materials for your research in these areas. The Library's regional collections mirror the research interests of LSE. Contact your Academic Support Librarian or email us| if you need assistance in accessing and using these collections.


The Library collects materials from all countries in Africa although Kenya, South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria are the major countries where the collections are strongest and are the major research interest for LSE.


The Library holds materials from India and its individual states. Use this guide to learn of the depth and range of materials related to India available to researchers.

Latin America|

This guide provides an overview of our collections relating to Latin America. Brazil, Argentina and Mexico are the strongest countries represented in the collection.



Middle East|

Our collections relating to the Middle East are particularly strong on Israel, Iraq and Iran.