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Senate House Library is the central library for the University of London and the School of Advanced Study

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Tote Bag Election 2017

Help us to choose a new tote bag design, based on the new Senate House Library logo. Head to our bag election page to choose your favourite of our new and classic designs.

2 Jun 2017


The Elzeviers: 1617-2017

On 4 February 1617, Louis Elzevier died. He had founded a family firm which was to be prominent in printing, publishing and bookselling in the Netherlands throughout the seventeenth century; whose books were to spread throughout Europe; and whose output would become highly collectable. Senate House Library celebrates the anniversary, and its Elzevier Collection--Britain's only dedicated Elzevier Collection--here.

19 Jun 2017
Dr Karen Attar