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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.

Floor plans 

Use the Senate House Library floor plans to locate: collection areas, reading rooms, lifts and stairs, service points, scanner / printers, accessibility phones, fire refuge points, and toilets.

Using the study spaces

4th Floor

Book Studies and PalaeographyMembership Desk
Goldsmiths' Reading RoomMusic Collection
IGS CollectionService desk
History (sequence ends)Dr Seng Tee Lee Centre
Special CollectionsNew acquisitions
SHL floor 4

Floor 5

EnglishNYU Collection
Film, Media and TheatreRomance Languages
SHL floor 5

Floor 6

Commonwealth StudiesPhilosophy
Latin American StudiesUnited States Studies
SHL floor 6

Floor 7

Health StudiesReligion
History of ScienceSociology
SHL floor 7

Library regulations

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