Institute of Historical Research Library
The Library, Institute of Historical Research, University of London
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Senate House South Block, 3rd floor
Hours of opening:
Term and Vacations:
|Monday - Friday||0900 - 2045 (last admission 2030)|
|Saturday||0930 - 1715 (last admission 1700)|
|Closed on Public Holidays|
Membership of the Institute is available free of charge to staff and postgraduate students of EU universities and of other foreign universities which subscribe to its Annual Payments Scheme. A fee is payable by other individuals. All users are asked to register individually. Forms can be filled in on the spot. Day tickets are issued to members of the public (including University of London undergraduates) who wish to consult material not otherwise available in London. No borrowing is allowed.
Librarian in charge:
Kate Wilcox (Acting Librarian)
Member of staff on duty throughout opening hours.
The library’s holdings are included in the on-line catalogue of the Senate House Libraries at http://catalogue.ulrls.lon.ac.uk
Special collections or strengths:
The library collects printed primary sources, bibliographies, guides to archives, periodicals and reference works covering the history of Western Europe and its expansion overseas from the fall of the Roman Empire. It does not normally collect secondary monographs.
Wireless internet access. Networked electronic resources and printing. Self-service photocopying. Microform readers and printer. Introductory talks are available by arrangement.