Volunteering with us

Senate House Library has long encouraged voluntary work opportunities with collections for mutual benefit.

Examples of opportunities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Short-term placements for students following a recognised course in archival administration, conservation or librarianship leading to a professional qualification; or in a related subject.
  • Longer-term placements for individuals wishing to obtain experience prior to applying for and/or taking up a recognised course in archival administration, conservation or librarianship leading to a professional qualification.
  • Longer-term arrangements for individuals interested in archives, manuscripts, conservation or librarianship, who wish to work on a discrete project or collection.

If you wish to express an interest in volunteering please complete the application form.

For full details please view / download the Senate House Library Volunteer Policy (Word, 164KB)

The Volunteer Coordinator may be contacted at: shl.volunteering@london.ac.uk