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Introducing our new Graduate Trainnees

Hello, I’m Bobbie Winter-Burke and I am one of the new Graduate Trainees in the Book Library. Before joining The Courtauld in September, I was a Library Assistant at Middlesex University in Hendon. As I knew I wanted to work in art libraries, during the four months I spent at Middlesex I also volunteered oneRead more

Book Library closure period

Please be aware that the Book Library will be closed from the 1st of August through to the 1st of September, inclusive. The library staff can still be contacted via the Booklib email address. Courtauld Institute of Art staff and students are reminded that they are entitled to membership of Senate House Library, which remainsRead more

SCONUL Access to other libraries

Courtauld staff and students are reminded that over the summer months many academic libraries will have closure periods in order to carry out development work. If you wish to access another library as part of the Society of College, National and University Libraries scheme, please remember to check their opening times with the target library.  

Glasgow School of Art Library closure

From 8th June until 15th September  inclusive, the Glasgow School of Art Library is planning a refurbishment of the ground floor of the main Library. That means there will be no access to borrow or use the bulk of the Library’s collections during this period.   They will continue to process SCONUL applications, but applicants shouldRead more

Featured Resource: Name Index of Artists

The Library’s card indexes are no longer heavily used and understandably, as they have not been updated since 1992.  Nevertheless, if you aim to gather as much information on a specific artist as possible, it would be unwise to ignore the name index of artists located to the left rear of the space occupied byRead more

Happy Holidays

The staff of the Courtauld Book Library wish you happy holidays. Christmas Opening Hours Thursday 13th December 2012 to Friday the 4th of January 2013 Monday – Friday 10.30am – 5.30pm We are closed from Tuesday 25th of December 2012 to Tuesday the 1st of January 2013 inclusive. We resume term time opening hours onRead more

New Book Display

The first New Book Display of the term has an eclectic mix of material and we have chosen a few of the highlights to share with you. For those of you new to the concept, the New Books Display comprises of three stands: Books, UK Exhibition Catalogues and International Exhibition Catalogues. It is a showRead more