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Monday - Friday 11am-7pm


Christmas opening hours 2021

20-23 December: 9am-5pm

24 December - 3 January: CLOSED

4-7 January: 9am-5pm


New additions to the library

Adam, Georgina. The Rise and Rise of the Private Art Museum. MUSE.PRI.ADA

Collections from Colonial Contexts: database of items in German public museums acquired in the colonial era.

Fielding, Nigel G., Raymond M. Lee and Grant Blank, eds. The Sage Handbook of Online Research Methods. AB.RES.FIE

Gerlis, Melanie. The Art Fair Story: A Rollercoaster Ride. AB.FAI.AAA.GER

Stammers, Tom, The Purchase of the Past: Collecting Culture in Post-revolutionary Paris c.1790-1890. PAT6.FRA.STA

Winesmith, Keir, and Suse Anderson. The Digital Museum of the Future: Conversations and Provocations.  MUSE.DIG.WIN


The Art Newspaper is best accessed via EBSCO here