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Conference: ‘Forbidden Access’


Senate House Library is delighted to be co-hosting the Forbidden Access: Censoring Books & Archives conference, 6-7 November 2014. The conference will explore the uncertainly defined and valued concept of censorship. Find out more…
Charles Holden Lecture 2014


Professor David McKitterick (Trinity College Cambridge) – ‘Academic libraries in the early 21st century: metamorphosis or dissolution?’ Date: 30 October 2014. Time: 18:00 – 20:00. Venue: Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House. More details…
BeFriend a book


Book conservation: Support the preservation of our shared printed heritage with the BeFriend a book scheme. See the conservation work in action.
Current exhibition


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