The Library is in Bloomsbury, Central London – a short walk from London Underground and national railway stations.
We are on the 4th floor of Senate House. Lifts are available on the ground floor (opposite the University of London reception desk, South Block). The Collections, study spaces and reading rooms are on the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th floors – access is via the 4th floor. View the floorplans. Map and transport information.
- The Library has two opening hour schedules – term-time and vacation hours.
- Also note, the main library opening hours differ slightly to Special Collections.
Senate House Library, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Closest bus stops
Tottenham Court Road or Russell Square (Numbers 7, 24, 29, 68, X68, 73, 91, 134, 168 and 188).
Closest London Underground stations
- Russell Square
- Goodge Street
- Tottenham Court Road
- Euston Square
Closest railway stations
- Kings Cross
The Library is committed to ensuring that all users are able to take full advantage of our facilities and services. Learn about accessibility.
Once you have your Library card, just place it on the glass window of a security gate to access the Library.