The Library has now moved from it's site on Southwark Bridge Road to the new LSBU Hub between the London Road and Keyworth Street.
This newly renovated space on London Road has been transformed into a state-of-the-art hub for collaborative learning and engagement for everyone in the LSBU community.
Not all our services, including some group study rooms, will be available immediately. Please ask at our new Help Desk on Level 03 or contact us if you have any questions.
Moving is rarely smooth, we appreciate your patience.
Southwark Campus Library - LSBU Hub
This library is situated on our main Southwark campus within the LSBU Hub.
It contains book collections for all subjects as well as extensive study spaces and bookable group study rooms.
There are PCs and Macs to use, plus laptops to borrow.
For printing, there are Multi-function printer - scanner- photocopiers on every floor. We also have two plotters available for printing plans, drawings and posters.
Help Desk - Level 03
Staff at our help desk are available to help you with any enquiries related to your library account and borrowing from the library.
They can also assist with finding books and resources in the library and online.
Student IT Support
This is also provided by help desk staff, so if you have an problems accessing your LSBU IT account, we can help. If we can't resolve the problem directly at the help desk, we will refer it to the relevant team.
We can also help with Microsoft Office and Teams, downloading software, printing and connecting mobile devices to wi-fi and email.
Borrowing and returning items
Borrow a book or DVD, using the self-issue machines situated on levels 02 and 03 of the library.
Holds - If you have come to collect a 'hold' item, you will find it on the Holds Collection shelf to the left of our help desk on Level 03.
Interlibrary loans can be collected from the help desk once you have received the email to say it has arrived.
Return your books and DVDs via the book sorter situated to the right of the help desk on level 03. Interlibrary loans should be returned to the help desk.
Borrowing a Laptop
Laptops are available for students to borrow from the self-service laptop cabinets on level 03.
You can borrow a laptop for up to 10 hours at a time and must return it at least 15 minutes before the building closes.
Make sure to plug it in correctly when your return it or you might incur a fine. See instructions on site.
Fines are £2 an hour if late.
Click on the boxes below to see laptop availability.
LSBU Hub Library - Opening hours
Keyworth Centre - There are self-service laptops available here too - open Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm
Connecting to Wi-Fi
Students can use Eduroam Wi-Fi network. Enter your LSBU e-mail and password to connect.
Alumni and visitors can use our visitor Wi-Fi. Select LSBU Visitor from available networks on your device and sign up on the log-in screen - access is for 24 hours at a time.
Group study rooms
We have a number of group study rooms of varying sizes to fit all your needs.
Each room has a large screen monitor. Simply connect your laptop up and use the screen to share your ideas with your classmates.
There are also a number of group rooms available in the Keyworth Building.
See the description of each room on the booking site.
Assistive Technology Rooms
In the LSBU Hub Library we have four Assistive Technology rooms.
Equipment includes webcams, height adjustable desks, assistive mice and keyboards, footrests, document holders, scanners and headsets.
Students must be registered with the Disability and Dyslexia Support (DDS) service in order to book these rooms.
We have a wide range of stationery including pens, pencils, note pads, folders and plastic wallets, which can be purchased from our help desk.
Please note we only accept card payments.
Alumni and visitors to the Library
Members of LSBU Alumni can use the library for reference purposes.
There is a dedicated area for Alumni to login on level 02. Please ask at our help desk in order to register to use these PCs.
For a membership fee of £25 a year, alumni can borrow up to 5 books at a time. Details and payment via LSU Alumni.
We offer members of the public the opportunity of Visitor Membership. For further information and to sign up click below.
Finding your way around
Click on the map to see it full size.
When you have found the book that you want in our online catalogue, make a note of the 'class' or shelf number. Use the shelving reference on our maps to see which area of the library you will find it. You can view and download our Southwark Campus Library subject browsing guide A-Z below.
You can also watch this video tutorial that shows how to search for and locate a book in the Southwark Campus Library.
Silent Study - When you want to study alone - no sound, no phones, no whispering. There is a silent study room on levels 02 and 03
Main Study Space - You can study alone or with friends. Please respect other users of the library and keep noise to a minimum.
Group Rooms - Study with a group of friends or classmates. Please remember to respect other students though, this is still a study space. Please leave the group rooms clean and tidy when you leave.
Breakout Spaces - If there are no group rooms available, you will find spaces throughout the LSBU Hub, where you can study or relax with friends. These spaces are outside of the library and are therefore ideal for taking a break from your studies and consuming hot food.
You can top-up at our help desk on level 03, at the Self-Service points throughout the library or online below.
You can print, photocopy and scan from all MFDs (Multi-function devices) on campus.
Please note we only accept card payments.
Printing, Copying and Binding
You will find multi-function devices (MFD) on every floor of the library. These MFDs can print, scan and photocopy.
There is no charge for scanning.
There are several training rooms in the LSBU Hub Library which are used to deliver training to students. Workshops and training sessions are held in these rooms by all our teams: Librarians; Digital Skills and the Customer Services team.
The training rooms are situated on levels 01 and 03.
|Southwark Campus Library - LSBU Hub
100-116 London Road
Tel: 020 7815 6607