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The Maughan Library

Print books, journals and DVDs for Arts & Humanities can be found at the Maughan Library


UK and international newspapers are useful for a range of subjects. Our collection provides a range of historical titles and current editions. 

Find journals

Keep up to date with your subject. Use Library Search to access an extensive collection of print and ejournals.

Arts & Humanities print journals are held on the ground floor of the Maughan Library in rooms G.54-G.59, GM.54-GM.59, G.66-G.67. See our Floorplans.

 Library Search

Collections Guide for Arts & Humanities

Welcome to the Collections Guide for Arts & Humanities

This guide provides tailored information on library collections and links to some of our key resources. 

Find magazines and cultural archives

A selection of our popular magazine archives and cultural collections:

Find literature online

The following eresources cover a range of disciplines:

Senate House Library

Senate House Library is a large humanities research library in Bloomsbury. 

King’s staff and students are entitled to free membership which provides
borrowing rights to print books and remote access to most eresources.

See Membership for information on signing up. 

Watch films & video online

La Haine (1995)

Find reference material & companions

Watch films on DVD

Many films are available online but some are only released on DVD. Our collection of DVDs, blu-rays and videos is on the ground floor of the Maughan Library in rooms G.68, G.69 & G.70. Films are arranged A-Z by title, with numerical titles at the start of the sequence, at classmark PN1995. See our Floorplans. 

Search for DVDs using Library Search and refine your results by 'Resource type' to 'Videos'.

 Library Search

Players for multi-region DVDs and VHS are in G.70. Headphones are provided in booths, or if you prefer to use your own, some equipment is bluetooth compatible. Group viewing facilities with large screens and multi-region blu-ray players are in G.71