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Library overview for taught students

The overview videos will give you an introduction to the resources, services and support available to you from Libraries & Collections.

Overview for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students 2023-24

Overview for online/distance learners 2023-24

Library Tours

The self-guided tours help you to learn about the resources, facilities, and services within the libraries as well as how to find a physical book.

Self-guided Tours

The Maughan Library (Strand Campus)

Weston Education Centre Library (Denmark Hill Campus)

IoPPN Library (Denmark Hill Campus)

Franklin-Wilkins Library (Waterloo Campus)

New Hunt's House Library (Guy's Campus)


Postgraduate Spaces

If you are a postgraduate student, have a look at our guide of all the dedicated or suggested study spaces across the King's libraries.


How we can support your studies

Libraries & Collections are committed to supporting our learner communities to the best of our abilities. We do this in different ways across a number of platforms, like Library Guides, KEATS and LibAnswers FAQs, Each platform has its own purpose:

Library webpages

These give a quick overview of library services and resources, where you will find:

Library Guides

Our Library Guides (like this one) are designed to help you navigate and signpost you through the platforms we use to inform and support our communities at King's. We have Library Guides that are specifically focused on different subjects and that can be used to help you choose and access relevant resources and support for your subject.


King's Learning and Skills Service (KLaSS) is a suite of e-learning tutorials designed to support learners to:

  • retrieve high-quality academic information from online sources
  • get help and support on their search topic via online Forums
  • learn about the referencing styles in use at King's
  • manage and share your research data (designed for Researchers)

Need to ask us a question?

How to access your reading lists

​Your Reading Lists will let you look up online lists of books, journals and websites your lecturers expect you to read for your lectures and seminars.​​

We have been working with your faculty to switch to eresources for your modules and make them accessible directly through your Reading Lists, providing core texts in ebook format where possible to do so.

Getting Started with Library Search

Library Search provides access to an extensive collection of resources to support your studies comprising books, ebooks, ejournals, newspaper collections and databases.  It includes digital content held by Archives and Special Collections.

Getting Started with finding support

This video will take you through all of the different elearning study support options we can offer you including 1:1 support, sign-up workshops and forums:

Important to know

  • You just need your King’s ID card to enter the libraries.
  • No hot or smelly food allowed, cold snacks and lidded drinks are permitted.

Getting Started With the Archives

This video introduces King’s College London Archives, including the Liddell Hart Collection for Military Archives which hold a unique, internationally significant range of archival and printed sources.

Getting Started with Special Collections

The Foyle Special Collections Library holds a unique, internationally significant and continually expanding range of printed and other sources.

Disability Support

The Disability Support department provides and coordinates support to staff and students throughout the College.  The Disability Support department's webpages below have contact details for their staff.

Looking for details and instructions when physically accessing different buildings at King's? Click the AccessAble link below and choose the campus you'll be using.

Documents are available in a range of formats. For more details and information about accessible formats, inter-site books requests, software, equipment & our ten Assistive Technology Rooms (ATRs) spread across the six King's library sites: