Our libraries provide exceptional print and online collections for the creative arts, and offer access to a comprehensive range of study resources.

These include international journal subscriptions, specialist collections of artists’ books, photobooks, illustrative books, graphic novels, scores and recordings, access to specialist archived and current TV and radio, subscriptions to image, journal and fashion databases, and a suite of computers with printers and scanners. SCONUL membership enables our Higher Education students to gain reference access to resources at participating Universities. Access is also available to the British Library collection through our inter-library loan service.

The Blenheim Walk library is open from 8.30am to 9pm weekdays and from 10am to 5pm on Saturdays.

They offer access to important study resources, including:

  • Approximately 60,000+ books

  • 170+ national and international magazine subscriptions

  • 4,000+ DVDs

  • Macs, printers and scanners

  • Specialist collections of artists’ and photographers’ books

  • A growing collection of online subscriptions and e-books

Students also have access to SCONUL which allows access to other university libraries. We also offer the option to order resources to our library via our inter-library loan system.

If you would like to see the resources we offer, click here to browse our library catalogue.

For information regarding the University archive and collection please contact alumni@leeds-art.ac.uk.

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