Visitor information and Library services
People who aren't members of London Business School can visit our Library, although there may be a charge.
|Category of Visitor||Institution(s)||Cost per day||Borrowing rights||ID required|
|Academics and Postgraduate Research Students (PhD's, MPhil's)||Any academic institution||Free||None. However those with a SCONUL Band A access cards may register for limited borrowing rights (see below).||Card or letter from home institution confirming current status.|
|Taught Postgraduate students||University of London Colleges||Free under the University of London Libraries Access Agreement||None||Card or letter from home institution confirming current status.|
|Taught Postgraduate students||Other academic institutions||£30.00*||None||Card or letter from home institution confirming current status.|
|Undergraduate students||Any academic institution||£30.00||None||Formal ID confirming name|
|Members of the public||Not applicable||£30.00||None||Formal ID confirming name|
* Taught Postdgraduate students may visit the library free of chage during the summer vacation under the SCONUL vacation access scheme. Proof of status at home institution required.
Access for most visitors is on a reference-only basis, apart from people on the SCONUL Access Scheme: Band A, which allows limited borrowing. Visitors can use our Library Catalogue, but not our PCs or other electronic resources.
Visitor access to the Library is only available during the opening hours of the Library helpdesk (Monday to Friday 09.00-20.00, Saturday and Sunday 10.00-19.00).
Day tickets and photocopying
Before you visit, check the Library Catalogue to make sure the titles you want are available.
Day tickets cost £30 per day for a temporary visitor's card.
Photocopying costs 5p per A4 copy. You will need to observe copyright regulations, which are displayed next to the photocopiers.
SCONUL Access Scheme: Band A
Academic staff and postgraduate research student members of this scheme can borrow up to three books from our main collection for up to a fortnight. You will need to produce your access scheme card and proof of your status at your home institution.
You can only borrow once you have a library card. These may take several working days to be produced
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.