Opening times

The Library is open for Goldsmiths students, staff and Alumni, Community and SCONUL users.

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Library building and self-service access

The Library is open 24 hours every day for Goldsmiths students, staff and Alumni.

The Library is open from 9am-9pm for registered Community and SCONUL users.

Contact Library staff

Live chat (  ) and library (
Monday - Friday, 10am – 5pm
Saturday - Sunday, closed

Library Help Desk
Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday, closed

Phone: 020 7919 7189
Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm
Saturday to Sunday, closed

Special Collections and Archives
Monday to Friday, 1pm – 5pm  (10am – 12pm by appointment only) 

Textile Collection and Constance Howard Gallery
Monday - Friday, 1pm - 5pm (term time only)
Welcomes visitors by appointment: textiles (

Remote working support

To support you when you are working remotely Goldsmiths students have access to an extensive digital library, including 228 databases, over 40,000 e-books and over 12,000 online journals, available online 24/7.

Our academic support guides can help you with your studies and you can access support and advice on our computer, IT, audio/video and information systems.