The Commons Library provides a range of services for MPs and their staff, including impartial research and access to resources and training.
The first four are linked from this page: http://intranet.parliament.uk/people-offices/offices-departments/commons-departments/commons-information-services/commons-library/publications/.
1. Online Resources from the Library
This includes key resources such as Library Research Papers, Standard Notes and Debate Packs; it also includes parliamentary documentation and more specialised subscription resources, such as law databases, Who’s Who, journals, and news and media sources.
2. Services for Members Staff
This leaflet gives an overview of the Library services available to Members’ staff
3. Information Skills Training
Information on the training that the Library provides in the use of online resources.
4. Using the Library from the Constituency
The House of Commons Library may not be physically near you, but almost all of the services available to Westminster-based staff are also available to constituency staff.
5. Library Loans Service
The Library Loans Service provides loans of books and other published material (journals and official publications), DVDs and CDs of parliamentary and current affairs programmes, and an inter-library loans service for material not held in the Library.
6. Subject Specialists Directory
Before submitting a request for information and research from the Library’s team of subject
specialists, please do look at the material already published on the Library website: commonslibrary.parliament.uk