Libraries including Senate House Library

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.

Inside Senate House library
Inside Senate House library

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

Libraries websites

School of Advanced Study

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.