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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

Accessing materials in the library

A student accessing material in the Library

 The Library offers a number of resources to help you with your research. 

Borrowing books. If you are eligible to borrow books here is where you can find out how to do it. Check to see how many items you can borrow and for how long. You can also access your account to renew books and learn how to request a book that's on loan.
Finding materials in the Library and accessing closed access collections. The majority of the Library's collections are available on open access. Learn how to find them and also how to gain access to our unique collections that are in closed access stores. 
The Inter-Library loans service is available for material which the Library does not hold. This service provides access to material from libraries across the world. Only LSE staff, associate staff and students are eligible for this service. 
Reading room access is available from The Women's Library Reading Room on the 4th floor of the Library, providing access to the Library's archive and special collections.