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Welcome to SOAS Library
These guides will assist you to access the library resources, services and how to use the Library.
SOAS Library Online public access catalogue
Search for books, journals and other materials held by the SOAS Library
A-Z Database List
Full list of Databases the library subscribes to, including trial access.
External members with valid SOAS Library card they do not need to book to visit SOAS Library.
If you don't yet have an up-to-date membership, please fill in this form to apply for membership. We will contact you to arrange an appointment for you to collect your new ID card when it is ready.
Special Collections Reading Room
Visitors wishing to use SOAS Special Collections should read our guidance before arranging their visit. We regret that visitors without a booking will not be admitted. For information about joining SOAS Library if you do not already have a valid membership card