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Other Libraries

The information you need may not always be available at UCL, in which case you'll need to consult another library. To locate material not held by UCL you can use Library Hub Discover, an online catalogue with records of the holdings the top research libraries in the country. 

  • The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) in Russell Square is the legal research institute for the University of London and its library has one of the best collections of foreign, international and comparative legal materials in Britain. Access is restricted to LLM students, research postgraduates, and academic staff. You can join by submitting an online application form
  • Senate House Library has an extensive collection of British official publications and some of the main legal journals. Access is available to all UCL staff and students and you can pre-register online.
  • The British Library is the national library of the UK. UCL staff and students can apply directly for reference access.
  • The London School of Economics (LSE) Library is a depository for the European Union, United Nations and the United States Government and has extensive holdings of official publications from the UK and overseas. Reference access is available to all UCL students. Borrowing may be possible for staff.

Find out more about using other libraries, and links to other library catalogues.

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