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Library Induction Tours

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Free for Library members


If you are a Library member and need help finding your way around the Library or using our services and facilities. We can offer a 30-minute in-person tour with one of our staff.

Periodicals reading room

What is included in the tour 

  • A brief history of Senate House Library 
  • How to find books, other materials and access our digital resources
  • Using the self-service kiosks and the laptop loan lockers
  • Connecting to WiFi
  • Using the print, copy and scanning machines
  • How to find your way around the Library and BLOOM@Senate House
  • Reading rooms, Special Collections and study spaces 
  • How to access other services we offer 

How to book your place

  • Use the red 'book a tour' button at the top of this page 
  • A booking is required in advance as spaces are limited
  • We will contact you to confirm your booking and let you know where to meet
  • Induction tours are for Library members. Please bring your Library card with you on the day