Welcome to the Digital Library

The Digital Library contains digitised material from LSE Library collections and also born-digital material that has been collected and preserved in digital formats.

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World War One @ LSE


WW1 @ LSE: a common cause draws on the Library's collections to feature a selection of digital images related to the First World War.


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Featured collection

Featured CollectionThe Brexit Collection

The Brexit collection contains nearly 250 leaflets collected during the UK’s referendum on its continued membership of the EU in both 2016 and in 1975 (then called "the common market").

In this collection...

  • The choice

    From the 2016 referendum campaign, this leaflet predicts the accession of Turkey to the European Union by 2020.

  • Britain's new deal in Europe

    Harold Wilson, then Prime Minister during the 1975 referendum campaigned to stay in the European Community.

  • Help protect your local hospital

    Vote Leave, the official campaigning organisation to leave the European Union during the 2016 referendum, campaigned on a number of issues including the NHS.