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We are one of the UK's largest academic libraries for arts, humanities

& social sciences with over 2 million books, 50 special collections and

1,800 archival collections


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Library news

Print from your own devices using Mobility Print

You can now print from your own mobile devices using mobility print at Senate House Library. This new way of printing allows printing from smartphones, tablets, laptops or Chromebooks....
12 Oct 2018

Upgrade to reading room lighting

We will be upgrading the lamps in two of our reading rooms during the week of 1 October. The rooms will be closed for a short time, and a retrieval service will be in operation, while this work takes place.
10 Sep 2018