Our invaluable resource for business information
Faculty, students, staff, alumni and sponsors can access authoritative, up-to-date information in our Library.
Visit the Library to browse our books, journals, annual reports, market studies and reference titles. Or use it to borrow books, read today's newspapers or just as a quiet place to study.
Members of our academic community with access to Portal, the School's extranet, can also use our electronic library of over 90 databases.
Using the Taunton Centre
The Taunton Centre is open to London Business School staff, students, faculty and alumni 24 hours a day. It houses the Library, Fitness Centre and Alumni Centre as well as a catering space.
There are group work and individual study spaces throughout the building. The group "pods" on Floors 2 and 3 are intended for group study and whilst individuals may use them if empty, they should be willing to vacate the space if required by a group.
As the Taunton Centre is primarily a work and study space, children may not be brought into the building. The only exception to this is on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays when children may use the swimming pool between the hours of 11h00 an 16h00 if accompanied by a fitness centre member. Please note a ratio of one adult to two children is required.
Library book stock locations
- 1st floor - Classmarks A-D and F, reference collection, course collection, travel and language collection
- 2nd floor - Classmark E
- 3rd floor - Classmarks G-Z
- 4th Floor - Careers and Self-help collections
Try our new App, for quick and easy access to the London Business School Library's catalogue when you're on the move.
Taunton Centre is open 24/7 for our students, alumni and staff
The Library help desk is open:
Hours may vary during Christmas and summer vacations and on Bank Holidays.
Summer vacation hours 2014
From Monday 14th July until Friday 15th August (inclusive), the library help desk will be staffed:
Monday-Friday 10:00 - 19:00hrs. Our weekend hours will remain 11:00-17:00.