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Do you know that as an LSBU student you have access to over 7000+ books on your mobile phone? 

Libby is an e-book app that offers both leisure and nonfiction readings such as: money matters, student cookbooks, self-defence, popular classics and 3000+ open access academic texts from Springer and Taylor and Francis. Free for all LSBU students and staff.

Download the Libby app now to rediscover the joy of reading! 

How to access Libby

Getting started is easy! Just follow these simple instructions:

1. Install the Libby app from the App Store or Google Play Store. You can also access Libby on a laptop or desktop PC by going to

2. In Libby, search for London South Bank University and sign in with your LSBU email address and password.

3. Start browsing the digital collection and borrow a title.

Borrowing privileges

  • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the lending period. No late fees!
  • Check out up to 3 titles at a time
  • Borrow titles for up to 14 days
  • Place a hold on 3 titles at a time

If a title is not available, you can place a hold.

After you place the hold, view your spot in line by going to your Shelf, tapping Holds then tapping Wait List

You can view your place in line for a hold.

After you place a hold, go to Shelf > Holds and tap the calendar icon. You'll see your approximate wait time, the number of copies in use and the number of people waiting.

You can save time by saving your preferences

Tap Preferences at the top of your library's home screen or at the top of any list. Adjust your filters and default sorting option. Tap Apply Preferences.

You can explore more book recommendations

Tap Explore at the top of your library's home screen to discover your next great read. Search by subject, popularity, what's available and more.

You can add more than one library card

Tap the Settings icon, then tap Add a Library. You can search by name or city.

You can access Libby on the web

Go to on your computer and sign in with your LSBU email address and password