Frsilin gbuilding at kensington

Monday-Thursday 09:00-22:00
Friday 09:00-20:00
sat, sun 1200-1700

Reserve stuff online, pick them up at white city ILTS (which is on the ground floor)

CHS Dissertations with distinction are online

Online resources via Intranet, i.e online journals.

Special Collections


  • Archive of the college 1896-present. Correspondence, letters, magazines (ARK), photographs etc.
  • Lion & Unicorn Press
  • Posters, Ephemera, postcards which is being digitised. The SoC also has a partial set of these.
  • Colour Reference Library. One of the largest collections of materials on colour. I.e every book ever published on colour. The earliest thing is from 1350, Newton, etc.

Samual Nias (Printmaking 2009)

Alice Wang Alice Wang: Parktone System (2008)

  • Artists’ Books (Ed Ruscha stuff
  • Victorian huge books on anatomical illustration, taxidermy, biology for appointments.

Details on

Image Recources

  • Record of student work in final shows from the late 50s to 2002 on 40.000 slides, after which it’s all digital.
  • Password: show18 is a cross university and museum image collection.

Other University Libraries

SCONUL (This is probably good to use the UAL libraries) Imperial College isn’t part of the scheme, but RCA has a special arrangement. You show the your RCA card and they give you a library card.

  • British Library
  • National Art Library (at the V&A)
  • BFI Library
  • St. Bride Foundation Print Library
  • Wellcome