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                                                                                                                                    Tools to search our collections and beyond

                                                                                                                                    Discover archives, digital collections, research papers and much more. 

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                                                                                                                                    Library Search 

                                                                                                                                    Use Library Search to search across the Library’s collections, including books, articles, and databases.

                                                                                                                                    Reading Lists @ LSE

                                                                                                                                    Search and browse Reading Lists @ LSE - where you will find links to readings for your courses. 

                                                                                                                                    Archive catalogue

                                                                                                                                    Search the archive catalogue to discover LSE’s and the Women's Library archives and special collections. Read more on how to access archives and special collections.

                                                                                                                                    LSE Digital Library

                                                                                                                                    Search LSE Digital Library for digitised material from the Library's collections and also born-digital material that has been collected and preserved in digital formats.

                                                                                                                                    LSE Research Online

                                                                                                                                    Search LSE Research Online for LSE research outputs including the full text of journal articles, book chapters, books, working papers, conference papers and more.

                                                                                                                                    LSE Theses Online

                                                                                                                                    Search LSE Theses Online for LSE PhD theses, containing full-text, examined versions of theses accepted for the qualification of Doctorate at LSE.

                                                                                                                                    Charles Booth's London

                                                                                                                                    Search Charles Booth's London for poverty maps and police notebooks from the famous Victorian study of London. 


                                                                                                                                    Search beyond LSE collections

                                                                                                                                    Google Scholar

                                                                                                                                    Use Google Scholar to access a wide range of scholarly material, including LSE subscriptions (LSE authenticated link).


                                                                                                                                    Search Copac, a combined catalogue of c.90 UK and Irish academic, national and specialist library catalogues.


                                                                                                                                    Use Search25 to discover material from libraries across the south east of England. 


                                                                                                                                    Search Worldcat which connects you to the collections and services of over 10 000 libraries worldwide.


                                                                                                                                    Other tools for discovery

                                                                                                                                    Exam papers

                                                                                                                                    Browse past exam papers for digitised copies of past examinations from 1994 to the present.


                                                                                                                                    Search ejournal titles from the Library's collection using the A-Z list.


                                                                                                                                    Search and browse ejournals on BrowZine - an engaging way to view and access ejournals.