At the London Business School Library, you can access a wide range of printed and electronic resources. These support the learning, teaching and research of our students, faculty and alumni.
We're constantly reviewing our collection to make sure that it reflects the study and research interests of the School. Our collections include:
We keep a focused, up-to-date stock of around 20,000 books, including multiple copies of core texts recommended by faculty which are available for short loan. Check for titles in our catalogue
- 1st floor - Classmarks A-D and W-Z, reference collection, language and travel collection
- 2nd floor - Classmark E
- 3rd floor - Classmarks F-V
- 4th floor - Careers collection
See books added to library stock in the last 30 days on our new books RSS feed
Donations - We are regularly approached by people wishing to donate books to our library for which we are most grateful. We have a Donations policy document which sets out guidelines to help potential donors, School members, and Library staff, when deciding how donations should be managed and whether they make an appropriate addition to the School's collections.
Journals and newspapers
We have a print collection of 650 journals (including over 200 statistical publications). Full text electronic coverage brings the collection to a total of over 7,000 titles. We currently receive six newspapers (in hard copy) including two daily foreign language titles. Other global newspapers are available through our electronic resources.
We keep print annual reports for over 10,000 companies, with back files for many UK companies going back to the 1960s. Our collection includes over 29,000 print reports and over 43,000 reports on fiche.
Search our collection using the SCoRe website catalogue
Market research reports
We have both print and electronic versions of Keynote reports plus a range of other databases that provide market studies, such as Frost & Sullivan, GMID and Forrester.
We subscribe to NBER and CEPR working papers online and keep an archive of our own working papers.
Check titles in our catalogue
See our own working papers in our faculty research database
Our print reference collection includes both business-specific titles, such as company, trade and finance directories, and general reference works. We also subscribe to the electronic reference database Credo Reference.
Theses and student reports
PhD theses and Masters' dissertations by our own students are held in the library but can not be borrowed. PhD theses can be read by anyone in the Library, Masters' dissertations can be read by the School community only.
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.
May Bank Holidays 2013 The Library Helpdesk will be staffed from 09:00 - 17:00 on Monday 6th May and Monday 27th May.