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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

Using the Library

Students working together in the Library

A range of services and facilities are available to LSE students and visitors. The Library also provides additional services to users with disabilities.   

Books, rare books, special collections and manuscripts.

How to borrow books, request items and access archives and special collections in the Reading Room.

Library entrance area

We offer a range of courses and materials to aid LSE students and staff with their research.

Find details on information skills training and learning support.


Learn how to use bookable study rooms and spaces.

Find information on photocopying and Copy Shop opening hours. Learn about support for users with disabilities

Academic Support

We provide a range of services to support academic staff.


Find information on open access, research data management and reading lists.


The Library provide a number of guidance to support LSE staff, students and visitors in using services and holdings. 

Academic staff