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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 

  • Students and staff from University of London and SCONUL institutions may apply for membership through our reciprocal schemes. 
  • Private researchers carrying out non-commercial research may apply for reference access to the Library if they can show a genuine need to access our collections.

Follow the link below to complete the registration form. You will receive a confirmation email when you apply. Please wait for a second email from our team before coming to the membership desk.

Visitors should apply using this link.

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 .