Courtauld Institute of Art Library

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Courtauld Institute of Art book library

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About the library

The Book Library at the Courtauld Institute of Art holds a major international collection on the history of art in the western tradition. The library holds around 190,000 titles, including books, rare books, periodicals, exhibition catalogues, sales catalogues, theses, and pamphlets.

The local library catalogue is available online.

British Library Interlibrary Loan Codes

  • Book Library: GL2

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Copac? No.

Can I obtain items via Inter Library Loan? Yes, subject to the library's local lending policy. You have to request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff about whether they think the document you need is likely to be available for loan and for advice on making an inter-library loan request.

Can I visit the library to view materials?Yes - visit the library's web site for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance to ensure the material you need will be available.


Courtauld Institute of Art data on Copac

Example record from the Courtauld Institute of Art:

Fragilité de la narration : nouvelle approche à l'art contemporain, Mitteleuropa comme paradigme / Lóránd Hegyi.
  Published: Milano : Skira [2009]

You can browse all the titles on Copac starting with the above title.