Senate House Library is now trialing e-video content from the Alexander Street Press, a publisher of award-winning online collections and videos for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. The subjects fall broadly within Humanities, Social Sciences and Health … Read more
The carpets in the Library are being deep-cleaned. In order to facilitate this, it will be necessary to close areas of the Library in turn. Readers wishing to consult material in a closed area should … Read more
Senate House Library is holding a one-off book amnesty to recover some of the overdue and very overdue books missing from our collections. If you have overdue books (or even very overdue books), you can … Read more
This summer Senate House Library launches a new Library Catalogue. From later this summer, we’ll be switching over to a new interface offering new features and a more modern design. The new Library Catalogue contains … Read more
Recently we reported the online cataloguing of the Austin Dobson Collection. Now another complete collection has been catalogued online, the so-called EPCOM Collection. In the library since the late 1940s, it is named after the … Read more
The poet, critic and author Austin Dobson (1840-1921) is scarcely a household name. Nonetheless, he was significant enough to merit entries in the ODNB, the Oxford Companion to English Literature, and in the Dictionary of … Read more
The problems we recently experienced with our book requesting system have now been resolved. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
It is not currently possible to request books that are out on loan via the Library catalogue. While the fault is rectified, please email email@example.com with your membership number and the details of the book … Read more
Owing to a technical fault, the Request button on the Library catalogue is not generating successful orders for books held in the Stack Service. The Request button for journals is unaffected. We apologise for any … Read more
We have increased most of our borrowing allowances – the number of books that can be borrowed at any one time. See here for further details.