About the Library

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The Goldsmiths Library serves over 18,000 readers: staff and students of Goldsmiths, alumni and external users.

Its collections cover the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and relate to the teaching and research of the College.

In addition to some 300,000 books and 7,000 print and electronic journals, it contains extensive audio-visual and school practice collections as well as a growing number of special collections and archives which reflect the College’s interest in the creative and performing arts.

The Library is also responsible for the Goldsmiths Art Collection and Online Research Collections including Goldsmiths research online and Goldsmiths Journals Online.