While the physical Library at Senate House is temporarily closed (more information), online services such as ebooks and databases remain available (for those with offsite access included with their membership). If you have a question, please talk to us via Library Live Chat. Staff are available online and are happy to help.
*Most books can be borrowed for 4 weeks at a time, but some books, particularly from the history collection are 2 week loans. Please note that all printed journals are for reference use only within the library and may not be borrowed.
Type of membership
Number of items
Duration of loan
University of London – undergraduate student
*As indicated at time of checkout
University of London – postgraduate student
University of London – research student
University of London – academic staff
University of London - professional/admin staff
SCONUL Band A
NYU – academic staff and students
US Programmes – academic staff and students
Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICOMM) Teaching Collection