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Library Services

In our libraries you can access outstanding collections in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. You can also make full use of our study spaces, technology and academic support. There is a library in each of our Colleges with staff who are happy to help you make the most of our resources.

Camberwell Library by Ana Escobar, 2018

Opening hours and locations

Update 23 March: All libraries, Learning Zones and the ASCC are now closed until further notice.

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LCF Library. Image by Ana Escobar , 2013

Library Search

Search the catalogue, find articles, see your account details and find resources on your subject.

LCF Library by Ana Escobar, 2018

Using the libraries

Borrowing, customer service, study areas, research, printing and copying, and policies.

Student with bound journals, CSM Library. Image by Zara Chaudhri, 2013

Academic Support

Student resources, including support for your studies and copyright information.

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LCC Library. 'overheard-on-the-underground' Image courtesy of UAL Library Service

Special Collections and Archives

Discover the archives of UAL - including the Archives and Special Collections Centre and the Stanley Kubrick Archive.

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LCF Library. Image by Ana Escobar 2013

Alumni and visitors

Please note: We will not be accepting any visitors to the libraries or ASCC (external/alumni/industry or Sconul) for the time being. Those with existing bookings will be contacted to advise them of cancellation.

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Contact us - and send feedback

Contact any of our libraries, and let us know your queries.

Library stories

We have been accredited with Customer Service Excellence.