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Using the Courtauld Libraries

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Using the Courtauld Libraries

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Opening times

Our opening hours vary depending on time of year and the site, please check for full details.

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Catalogues

The primary means of searching is our online catalogue, Aleph

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Borrowing and user accounts

Borrowing, loan allowances, your library accounts

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Information on Athens

Athens is a user authentication service, providing offsite access to many of our resources

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Printing and scanning

MFDs are available for staff, student and visitor use in the Library

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Accessibility

Information on the accessibility of our services, spaces and resources

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IMAGE LIBRARIES

From September 2020, admittance to the Witt and Conway Libraries is strictly by appointment only. 

To keep everybody safe, we must limit the number of people in the Library at any one time.  Please do not travel to the  libraries without a confirmed booking. Bookings can be made via our booking page.

The Courtauld’s photographic libraries are an internationally significant resource of over three million images covering Western painting, drawing and printmaking, world architecture, architectural drawings, sculpture, decorative arts and manuscripts.
The two main collections, known as the Witt and Conway libraries, are named after their founders,
Sir Robert Witt (left) and Martin Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington. Our Image libraries are now open for visits by appointment. Please see our ‘Using the Image Libraries’ page for further information.

Contact us

Our knowledgeable and friendly team are here to help you. Please contact us by email on our Library Team address in the first instance:

library@courtauld.ac.uk

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