Your library in Central London

2 million books, eresources and 30,000 journal titles. Most University of London students and staff can have free membership. Many other free and paid memberships are available. Find out how to join the Library.

Information to help you use the Collections
Book amnesty

Book amnesty extended to 22/09/14! – For a limited time, there are no fines on overdue and billed-for-loss books. Find out more…

Current exhibition

Oceans of Learning – Explore our complex relationship with the sea through books, maps and manuscripts. Learn more…

Featured blog post

Audio interviewCharmian Brinson and Richard Dove answer questions about their book, ‘A Matter of Intelligence: MI5 and the Surveillance of Anti-Nazi Refugees 1933-1950′.