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Other libraries

Many public, research and university libraries are offering a limited service due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The SCONUL Access scheme is currently suspended.

Please check individual libraries and archives’ websites for the most up to date information about their services, including access for external visitors

Finding Resources in other libraries and archives

  • Library Hub Discover
    gives details of materials held in many UK national, academic and specialist libraries
  • Archives Hub
    lists archives held by UK institutions
  • Worldcat
    includes more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
  • Artist Papers Register
    holds records of archives about artists
  • The European Library
    searches the content of European national libraries
  • KUBIKAT
    collective catalogue of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Max-Planck-Institut, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich, Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art in Paris and Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte in Rome

 

Accessing other libraries and archives

Courtauld students and staff may be able to access other libraries and archives:

  • As a Courtauld member
    Student and academic services can provide a letter of introduction if you need one
  • As a University of London member
    Your access and the services you can use will vary between member institutions and according to your level of study
  • Through the SCONUL Access Scheme
    The SCONUL Access Scheme is currently suspended. Your access will vary according to your level of study
  • As an external user

Please check individual libraries’ websites for the most up to date information about external visitors.

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