LSE staff and students can borrow our open access print collections.
Use the self-service machines to borrow books and chat to us if you need to.
How long can I borrow books for?
LSE staff and students can borrow:
- Course Collection items for 7 days
- Main Collection items for 90 days
How many books can I borrow in total?
LSE staff and researchers can borrow 50 books.
LSE undergraduates and postgraduates can borrow 30 books.
Return books by leaving them on the trolleys in the Escape area before the turnstiles or on the green trolley by the self-service machines.
If you don't want to enter the Library, post them through the external drop box.
Request books out on loan
This service is currently suspended.
Access material not available through LSE Library
If you can't access something that you need, let us know through the 'Get It For Me' service.
This service is for when you want articles, chapters or ebooks that are not available in our collection.
Find out how to use the Get It For Me service
We aren't able to order print titles at the moment, but if what you want is available electronically then we should be able to get you access.
Need any help?
If you need any help, contact us.