Services for London Business School faculty
The Library services described on this page are for London Business School faculty only. Faculty from other institutions should see our visitor information.
- As a member of London Business School faculty you can borrow up to 25 books/multimedia items at a time
- Books are issued for four weeks at a time and can be renewed subject to our borrowing rules
- Multimedia items can be borrowed for one week at a time and can be renewed up to six times if no other user has reserved them.
Book purchase requests
We welcome from our faculty suggestions on books for us to buy. You can make a request using our Library catalogue
Required / Recommended Course Books
Please send your reading lists firstname.lastname@example.org Required texts will be added to the Course Collection (1 day loans). Optional/Additional books will be given a 1 week loan period. Where possible the library will try to purchase e-book versions of all reading list material.
We'll deliver a copy of an article from our stock to your desk within 24 hours of your request. You can make a request through our Library Catalogue
Photocopying is charged to your budget code. There's no additional service charge.
If you need an item that isn't in our collection, we can order it though the British Library.
- You can make a request through our Library catalogue
- This service is free, unless you want a same day or 24-hour service.
- Contact us at email@example.com for prices for urgent requests.
The SCONUL scheme
The London Business School Library is a member of the Sconul Access scheme. If you're a member of our faculty, or a PhD student at London Business School, you can register with us for a SCONUL card. You can then use the card to register for borrowing rights at other libraries in the scheme.
See a list of participating institutions.
For details email firstname.lastname@example.org
The British Library
The Business and Intellectual Property Centre at the British Library provides access to a range of books, journals, market research reports and electronic resources. You'll need a Reader Pass - before you visit, read the British Library's admissions policy
The Union List of Serials
Use this to cross-search the journals collections of all the institutions within the University of London.
This details the serials holdings of 60 libraries across the UK, including London Business School.
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.
Library Christmas Vacation hours:
Monday 16th December to Monday 23rd December the Library help desk will operate from 11:00-17:00 hrs
Tuesday 24th December - Wednesday 1st January inclusive the Taunton Centre will be closed.
Thursday 2nd January 2014 - Sunday 5th January the library helpdesk will operate 11:00-17:00 hrs
Term -time hours resume Monday 6th January 2014.