London Metropolitan University

Contact details

Website: E-mail (general enquiries): Tel: +44 (0)207 133 4444

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About the library

Library Services at London Metropolitan University operate across 3 sites:

  • Holloway Road Library contains Human Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences material.
  • Aldgate Library contains Art, Architecture and Design, as well as Business and Law.
  • Special Collections holds collections such as the Frederick Parker Collection, Archive of the Irish in Britain, and the Trades Union Congress Collection.

The local library catalogue is available online.

British Library Interlibrary Loan Code

  • London Metropolitan University Library: G2

Accessing materials

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes, subject to the library's local lending policy. You have to request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff about whether they think the document you need is likely to be available for loan and for advice on making an inter-library loan request. Contact details for the London Metropolitan inter-library loans team can be found here.

Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes- see the library's web site for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance to ensure the material you need will be available.

How do I find primary source material held at this institution? Visit London Metropolitan University Special Collection's repository page on the Archives Hub to browse their descriptions and find their contact information. You may also wish to look at the page of the TUC Library Collections, which are housed at London Metropolitan.


London Metropolitan University data on Copac

Example record from London Metropolitan University's collections:

The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director : being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the most fashionable taste... / By Thomas Chippendale.
  London : Printed for the author, and sold at house... [1762]

You can browse all the titles on Copac starting with the above title.