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LLR Library Services content 2023

Library skills and learning resources support for level 6 students

We understand the demands of being a third or final year student and have made some extra services available to help and support you through your final year.

Library Services

Free postal loans and returns

Any book in our catalogue, which is available to borrow, can be posted out to you. Just fill in the postal loan form at to make a request.

Postal Loan Requests

Photocopying and Scanning

We can photocopy or scan journal articles or sections of books held in the collection and send them out to you by post or email.

Photocopy/Scanning Request

Books Put Aside for you

Make an online request for an item you want to borrow from the collection, we will collect it from the shelf and place it on the hold shelf for up to a week ready for you to collect when you come onto campus.

Books Put Aside Request

Access to Online Resources

Most of our online journals and e-books are available to you wherever you have internet access. 

Browse our e-resources

Request a book to add to stock

If you have a suggestion, fill in the Student Suggestions Scheme form.

Student Book Suggestion

Interlibrary loans

If you need a book or journal article which the library doesn't hold in its collection, apply for an interlibrary loan and we will try and obtain a copy from another library. As a final year student, you can request as many items as you need.

Interlibrary Loan Request

Increased opening hours at the Southwark Campus Library

All the main spaces, the PC labs, book collections and the laptop loan service in the Southwark Campus LSBU Hub Library are available 24 hours a day on weekdays during term-time. On Saturdays we are open 9am to 9pm and on Sunday, from 9am right through to midnight on the following Friday. 

Find our latest opening hours here:

Opening Hours

Help from our Skills for Success team

Book a 30-minute appointment for a small group or 1-2-1 session

You can book an appointment for advice and support on your assignment. The team can help you with research, referencing and using Refworks and can also support you iwth digital skills and academic writing. Book via MyAccount where you will find plenty of available appointments

My Account

Virtual Drop-in sessions

Got a quick query? Our virtual drop-ins are available Monday to Friday at different times across the day and into the evening. Find an upcoming session to suit you in our calendar below - no need to book!

Workshops Calendar

Attend a Workshop

Daytime and evening teaching sessions are available across the term, both face-to-face and online. . Book via our calendar below to reserve your place on a session.

Workshops Calendar

Take a look at your Subject Guide

Take a look at our subject guides for a list of helpful resources, support materials and recommendations both within and beyond LSBU. Find the information and support you need to complete your dissertation or research project, whatever your subject area.

Subject Guides

Skills for Success webpages

You'll find more information about the support we can offer on our webpages.

Skills for Success

Access to other Libraries


The SCONUL access scheme allows our students (and staff) to access other University libraries across London and the UK.

Many University libraries use Eduroam and you will be able to connect using your LSBU username and password.

Using other libraries

Visit the British Library at St. Pancras and other specialist collections

The British Library is the UK's largest library with over 150 million items in most known languages. Everyone can use the Reading Rooms for study and research, and you don’t need to pre-book. Once you have a Reader Pass, you’re in!

The British Library

Information on other specialist collections can be found on the subject guides.

Further resources