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University of London Libraries

We have a range of libraries which you can access, which make up one of the world's most significant collections in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Located in the centre of London the eight collaborating libraries, at Senate House and in the immediate vicinity, provide services to over 100,000 registered readers every year.

The libraries, which include a strong online presence, deliver essential services to individuals, research teams, students and partners from almost 200 countries.

Libraries websites

  • Senate House Library
    Offers arts, humanities and social science research collections and special collections in the heart of London’s student and research community.
  • The online library
    A service dedicated to students of the University of London's distance learning community. 

Senate House Library is the central library for the University of London and the School of Advanced Study. Along with the seven specialist libraries affiliated with the School’s institutes, it provides access to millions of books and journals, digital resources, and beautiful study spaces.