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How to contact us

For general help using the Library services:


Email us: library.enquiries@lse.ac.uk|

Call us: +44 (0) 20 7955 7229


or in person throughout the Library



Membership for visitors 

Restricted access to Library during examination period

Access to the LSE Library will be restricted during our examination period from Monday 30 March to Sunday 7 June 2015 inclusive.

Please check our web pages| for further details.


Members of the public |
Members of the public doing private, non-commercial research may apply for access to the library.
Students and staff from UK universities |
Academic staff and research degree students are provided with reference access on production of a valid university ID card. 
Other visitors |
All other visitors, including overseas, business visitors and under 18s may apply for access to the library.

Membership for LSE users 

LSE staff, students, associates and alumni| Full-time LSE staff and students are automatically members of the Library. Associate Staff and LSE Alumni can apply for membership to use the Library's services with some conditions.  

Using Other Libraries

Using other libraries|
You can search Library catalogues from all over the world to identify material. If you can't get to the holding Library, you can request material via our Interlending Service| .