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Reading Room subject index

A guide to which Reading Room you should use to research any particular subject.

Subject
Reading Room
African studies - generalAsian & African Studies
African studies - North AfricaAsian & African Studies
AgricultureScience - floor 2
American studiesHumanities - floor 1
AnthropologyHumanities - floor 1
Archaeology - generalHumanities - floor 1
Archaeology - AsiaAsian & African Studies
ArchitectureHumanities - floor 1
Architecture - historyHumanities - floor 1
Art historyHumanities - floor 1
Asian StudiesAsian & African Studies
AstronomyScience - floor 3
Australian & New Zealand studiesHumanities - floor 1
Biblical Studies - generalHumanities - floor 1
Biblical Studies - manuscriptsManuscripts
Biblical Studies - Oriental languagesAsian & African Studies
Biological SciencesScience - floor 2
Bookbinding - history ofRare Books & Music
BusinessBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
CartographyMaps
ChemistryScience - floor 2
Classical StudiesHumanities - floor 1
Computer scienceScience - floor 3
Crime and criminologySocial Sciences
Dance StudiesHumanities - floor 1
DemographySocial Sciences
Designs (registered)Business & IP Centre - floor 1
Drama - generalHumanities - floor 1
Drama - 'Lord Chamberlain's Plays' & Modern Playscripts CollectionManuscripts
Drama - sound recordingsHumanities - floor 2
Early Printed books (pre-1851)Rare Books & Music
EconomicsSocial Sciences
EducationSocial Sciences
Electoral RegistersSocial Sciences
ElectronicsScience - floor 3
EngineeringScience - floor 3
English language & literatureHumanities - floor 1
Environmental sciencesScience - floor 2
European studiesHumanities - floor 1
ExplorationMaps
Family history - South AsiaAsian & African Studies
Film studiesHumanities - floor 1
Food ScienceScience - floor 2
GeographyHumanities - floor 1
Geography - maps and atlasesMaps
GeologyScience - floor 3
Geology - geological mapsMaps
Government - administration, documentsSocial Sciences
Health - medical aspectsScience - floor 2
Health care - economics and managementSocial Sciences
HistoryHumanities - floor 1
History - early printed sourcesRare Books & Music
History - manuscript sourcesManuscripts
History - oral historyHumanities - floor 2
History of cartographyMaps
HousingSocial Sciences
Human rightsSocial Sciences
IncunablesRare Books & Music
India Office RecordsAsian & African Studies
Industry (Trade and Industry)Business & IP Centre - floor 1
Intellectual Property, Law ofBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
International relationsSocial Sciences
Language and literature: Oriental languagesAsian & African Studies
Language and literature: Western and SlavonicHumanities - floor 1
Language and literature: Western manuscript sourcesManuscripts
Language and literature: sound recordingsHumanities - floor 2
Latin American studiesHumanities - floor 1
LawSocial Sciences
Library & Information scienceHumanities - floor 2
Listening & Viewing ServiceRare Books & Music
Local governmentSocial Sciences
Local history - mapsMaps
Management - theory and study ofSocial Sciences
Manuscripts - Oriental languagesAsian & African Studies
Manuscripts - WesternManuscripts
MapsMaps
Maps - South AsiaAsian & African Studies
Market researchBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
MarketingSocial Sciences
MathematicsScience - floor 3
MedicineScience - floor 2
MeteorologyScience - floor 3
Microfilms of Early BooksRare Books & Music
Middle East studiesAsian & African Studies
Military history - maps and plansMaps
Music - manuscript music up to 1500Manuscripts
Music - printed and manuscript from 1500Rare Books & Music
Music - sound recordingsHumanities - floor 2
Natural historyScience - floor 2
NewspapersNewspapers
Newspapers - English Language, from South AsiaAsian & African Studies
Newspapers - from South AsiaAsian & African Studies
Newspapers - pre-1801 London newspapersRare Books & Music
NursingScience - floor 2
Official publicationsSocial Sciences
Ordnance Survey mapsMaps
Oriental languagesAsian & African Studies
Oriental manuscriptsAsian & African Studies
Oriental newspapersAsian & African Studies
PatentsBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Performing ArtsHumanities - floor 1
Philatelic collectionsManuscripts
PhilosophyHumanities - floor 1
Photography - historyRare Books & Music
Photography - IndiaAsian & African Studies
Photography - science and technologyScience - floor 3
PhysicsScience - floor 3
Place names - maps and gazetteersMaps
Planning - town & countrySocial Sciences
PlaybillsRare Books & Music
PoetryHumanities - floor 1
PoliticsSocial Sciences
Population studiesSocial Sciences
Printing - early historyRare Books & Music
Printing - general historyHumanities - floor 1
Printing - industry, technologyScience - floor 3
Psychology - general, culturalHumanities - floor 1
Psychology - medical aspectsScience - floor 2
Psychology - social, educational, managerialSocial Sciences
Publishing - general historyHumanities - floor 1
Publishing - industryBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Publishing - to 15th centuryManuscripts
Publishing - 15th to 19th centuriesRare Books & Music
Radio broadcasts - sound recordingsHumanities - floor 2
Recorded SoundHumanities - floor 2
Religious Studies - generalHumanities - floor 1
Religious Studies - religions of AsiaAsian & African Studies
ScienceScience - floor 2
Science, history ofHumanities - floor 1
Slavonic and East European StudiesHumanities - floor 1
Social policySocial Sciences
Social sciencesSocial Sciences
Social welfareSocial Sciences
SociologySocial Sciences
Standards, TechnicalScience - floor 3
Statistics - business and commerceBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Statistics - general, social, demographicSocial Sciences
Statistics - mathematicalScience - floor 3
TechnologyScience - floor 3
TelecommunicationsScience - floor 3
Topography and travel - AsiaAsian & African Studies
Topography and travel - early printedRare Books & Music
Topography and travel - generalHumanities - floor 1
Maps
Topography and travel - manuscriptsManuscripts
Trade and industry, trade literatureBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Trade marksBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Transport - technologyScience - floor 3
Transport industryBusiness & IP Centre - floor 1
Veterinary scienceScience - floor 2
Wildlife - sound recordingsHumanities - floor 2
Women's studiesHumanities - floor 1

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