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How to contact us

For help using the Library:


Email uslibrary.enquiries@lse.ac.uk

Tweet us@LSELibrary 

Call us: +44 (0) 20 7955 7229


or ask our staff for help.

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.


Find material and access closed 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. 


Inter-Library loans service

Request material which the Library does not hold. We provide access to material from libraries across the world. Think LSE Library should own something? Place a recommendation instead

An image of special collection material

Reading Room access

Visit The Women's Library Reading Room on the 4th floor of the Library where we provide access to the Library's archive and special collections.