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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.

Services for users with disabilities

We are committed to providing full access to the range of services and facilities that we offer. 

Note that some Library services are not available to external visitors.

Physical access to the building

  • Access to the Library building is via a set of automatic doors, activated by the press of a button.
  • Automated glass gates provide access through the entrances to the Main Library, LIFE area and the Course Collection area on the 1st floor.
  • Accessible toilets are located on all floors.

DisabledGo access guide

DisabledGo provide short reports that outline the disabled and access features at a particular venue. There is a DisabledGo guide for LSE Library that provides information to help people in using the building and services. 

Services we offer

  • Three 1st floor study rooms, equipped with assistive IT equipment as well two IT work station areas (ground and lower ground floors), are all reserved for LSE students.
  • A braille printer and two video magnifying systems (CCTV) are located within the 1st floor study rooms. 
  • A fetch service (Monday to Friday) to facilitate easy access to the collections. We are able to fetch up to 15 items per week for you and can guarantee that requests placed before 11am will be ready for collection by 5pm the same day.
  • Flexible borrowing arrangements, including extended loan periods and increased borrowing allowances to suit individual needs.
  • Free book lockers which can be allocated for the duration of your course.
  • A Buddy service which provides users with a staff contact who will advise and assist with Library usage throughout their time at LSE.


For further information and for fetch requests email us