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Library opening hours

Opening hours for SIA MA students

SIA MA students can book study spaces in the building, come to the library to collect and return books, and to browse the shelves on weekdays:


Monday to Friday: 12 - 7pm


We are still operating a click-and-collect service so if you prefer to use this, you can email us at with your list of books, in advance of you coming in. We will then collect these for you before we open so that they are ready for collection. 

The library is also open for browsing for those of you who want to look at the bookshelves yourself. The layout of the library means we are able to accommodate up to 4 people browsing at the time.

New resources online

New e-books and chapters:

Hernandez, Jasmine, Swizz Beatz, Sunny Leerasanthanah, and Jasmine Durhal. We are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World.

Lazzaro, Elisabetta, Nathalie Moureau and Adriana Turpin (eds.). Researching Art Markets: Past, Present and Tools for the Future.

McCormack, Catherine. Women in the Picture: Women, Art and the Power of Looking

Sas, Miryam. Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan: Moments of Encounter, Engagement and Imagined Return.

Weston, Giulia Martina. 'Rosa’s Fall: From Picturesque to Ruskin’s Anti-Turner, Salvator Rosa in Victorian Britain'.


The Art Newspaper is best accessed via EBSCO here


Art History Research net: please email for username and password.
Most useful for researching European design and decorative arts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Includes many journals from the period, and a major section about posters. We have temporary access by kind permission of owner Chris Mees.