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LBS Library: Books and journals

LibGuides at London Business School Library

Library Catalogue

E-Books are listed in the Library Catalogue. Click on the URL link.

My Library account - books

Log into your library account  
See your loans, renew your books, check if you have any books on hold.
Click on the icon to download the Library I-phone Ap

Book or article not held?

Can't find what you are looking for? Request we buy a book for stock. You will be emailed when it arrives.

For a journal article or a book chapter Go to our Document Supply pages. 

Book borrowing

The number of books that can be borrowed and standard loan periods are as follows:

Customer role Maximum number of loans Course collection  3 day loan Week Loan Standard loan
Students 15 -  max.5 -  24hr loan titles 24 hours or Friday to Monday 3 days 1 week 2 weeks
PhD Students 25 24 hours or Friday to Monday 3 days 1 week 4 weeks
Faculty 25 24 hours or Friday to Monday 3 days 1 week 4 weeks
Staff 25 24 hours or Friday to Monday 3 days 1 week 4 weeks
Alumni 5 N/A N/A 1 week 2 weeks

Books (apart from 24 hour loan copies) may be renewed up to 30 times providing that nobody has requested them.
Charges are payable for overdue books as follows:

Loan Type Overdue charge
Standard loan    20p per day
Week loan 50p per day
3 day loan £1.00 per day
24hr loan £2.00 per day

E-journal finder

Which journals or magazines do we have online?
Use this: A-Z list of E-journals

The Economist is listed in our A-Z list of databases. No login or prior registration is required. (The App is not available.)

Single search books & journals

SUMMON - single Search
Summon searches multiple databases to find print/e-books, articles, news, and limited company/industry reports and country forecasts. 


Business  and personal development book summaries.
Read the key points in ten minutes.