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Senate House Library

Reading Rooms and Study Spaces

Senate House Library offers individual and group study areas with access to WiFi and power. Our study spaces provide both silent study areas, and group working spaces.

Find your way around 

Use the digital wayfinding service MazeMap to help find your way around Senate House and the Library. It covers the lower ground floor to floor 7 of Senate House. 

You can use it to find your way to collection areas, reading rooms, group study spaces, lifts and stairs, service points, scanner/printers, the accessibility suite, fire refuge points and toilets.

Using the study spaces

Floor 4


Book Studies and PalaeographyMusic Collection
Dr Seng Tee Lee CentreNew acquisitions
Germanic Studies LibraryNU Collection
Goldsmiths' Reading RoomService desk
History (sequence ends)Special Collections
Membership DeskToilets

Floor 5

EnglishNYU Collection
Film, Media and TheatreRomance Languages


Floor 6

Accessibility suitePhilosophy
Commonwealth StudiesPsychology
GeographyUnited States Studies
Latin American Studies 


Floor 7

Health StudiesReligion
History of ScienceSociology


Library regulations

Please show consideration to others when using the reading rooms and study spaces by following Library regulations