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Essential coronavirus info
We can’t wait to welcome our new and returning students from 19 October 2020. Your safety is our first priority.

Library Services

Student standing on a stool in the middle of two bookshelves.
Student standing on a stool in the middle of two bookshelves.
Studying in the Library, Camberwell College of Arts.

Information about Library Services across all 6 colleges at UAL.

COVID-19

Library spaces are re-opening this autumn. Library staff are on site and online to help you use all the resources needed for your studies.

UAL Libraries will only be open to those staff and students who are currently permitted on to university sites:

  • Pre-sessional students
  • Students invited back to college for 'Return to Make'
  • Continuing postgraduate students

All continuing and new students will be able to visit their college library on teaching days from 19 October 2020.

We have adjusted our services to accommodate social distancing:

Got a question? Check our FAQs, or contact us, via Ask.

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    Opening hours and locations

    Library spaces are currently only open to those students permitted on site. We will be open to new and returning students from 19 October

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    Library Services: Library Search LCF Library. Image by Ana Escobar , 2013
    Library Search  

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

  • UAL_LCF_LIBRARY_AnaEscobar_001.jpg LCF Library by Ana Escobar, 2018
    Using the libraries

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

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    Library Services: Alumni and other visitors LCF Library. Image by Ana Escobar 2013
    Academic Support

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

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    Library Services: Collections and Archives 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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    Library Services: Alumni and other visitors 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.

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    Tell Us - Library Services
    Contact us - and send feedback

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

Library stories

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